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Genus Agelenopsis - Grass Spiders


Agelenidae of the genera Hololena, Novalena, Rualena and Melpomene.
By Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W.
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 1942
35: 203-241
http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/2648

Phylogeny and taxonomy of European funnel-web spiders of the Tegenaria−Malthonica complex (Araneae: Agelenidae) based upon mor
By Bolzern, Burckhardt, & Hänggi
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 168(4): 723-848, 2013
Full title got cut off: "Phylogeny and taxonomy of European funnel-web spiders of the Tegenaria−Malthonica complex (Araneae: Agelenidae) based upon morphological and molecular data."

This paper transfers four of our North American Tegenaria to a new genus called Eratigena. Related forum post here.

Distribution of the Medically-implicated Hobo Spider (Araneae: Agelenidae) and a Benign Congener, Tegenaria duellica, in the Uni
By Richard Vetter et al.
Journal of Medical Entomology 40(2): 159-164, 2003
Full title was cut-off: "Distribution of the Medically-implicated Hobo Spider (Araneae: Agelenidae) and a Benign Congener, Tegenaria duellica, in the United States and Canada."

Full text (not hosted by the publisher, so not sure how long this link will work)

The spider genus Tegenaria in the Western Hemisphere (Agelenidae)
By Vincent Roth
American Museum Novitates No. 2323: 1-33, 1968

North American Agelenidae of the genera Agelenopsis, Calilena, Ritalena and Tortolena
By Ralph Chamberlin & Wilton Ivie
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 34(3): 585-628, 1941
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Systematics and evolution of ground spiders revisited (Araneae, Dionycha, Gnaphosidae). Cladistics
By Azevedo, G. H. F, Griswold, C. E. & Santos, A. J.
Cladistics 34(6): 579-626, 2018
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/14218

Nearctic genera of the spider family Agelenidae (Arachnida, Araneida)
By Vincent Roth & Patricia Brame
American Museum Novitates 2505: 1-52, 1972
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I filed this book under Entelegynes because many of the species described in it are no longer part of the Agelenidae.

The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders
By Ramírez, Martín J.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 2014
http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/6537