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Family Araneidae - Orb Weavers

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Aggressive Chemical Mimicry by the Bolas Spider Mastophora hutchinsoni (complete title too long for this text box)
By César Gemeno, Kenneth V. Yeargan & Kenneth F. Haynes
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 26(5): 1235-1243, 2000
Full title: "Aggressive Chemical Mimicry by the Bolas Spider Mastophora hutchinsoni: Identification and Quantification of a Major Prey's Sex Pheromone Components in the Spider's Volatile Emissions"

Without a subscription to this journal, this article can be purchased from the Springer website for $35.95 (price as of 5/30/2011): https://springerlink3.metapress.com/content/xj85424r8k3163pm/resource-secured/?target=fulltext.pdf&sid=0z15jyi4ma2pp3eh4oibbu45&sh=www.springerlink.com

The Bolas Spiders of the genus Mastophora (Araneae: Araneidae)
By Herbert W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University: 157, 309-382, 2003
Online version available here: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4290836

The Neotropical Orb-weaver Genus Metazygia (Araneae: Araneidae)
By Herbert W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 1995
A revision of the genus Metazygia. Includes species illustrations and range maps. This is the most current taxonomy for this genus.

The American orb-weaver genera Cyclosa, Metazygia, and Eustala north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae)
By Herbert W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 148(3), 61-127, 1977

The neotropical and Mexican orb weavers of the genera Cyclosa and Allocyclosa (Araneae, Araneidae)
By Herbert W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 155, No. 7 Cambridge, Mass., May 25, 1999

Small Orb-weavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico
By Levi, H. W
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 145(9):473-552 , 1973
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The diadematus group of the orb-weaver genus Araneus north of Mexico
By H. W. Levi
Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 141(4): 131-179, 1971

Nephila clavata L Koch, the Joro Spider of East Asia, newly recorded from North America (Araneae: Nephilidae)
By E. Richard Hoebeke​, Wesley Huffmaster, Byron J. Freeman
PeerJ, 2015
https://peerj.com/articles/763/

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