Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Argiope aurantia - Black and Yellow Argiope


Descriptions of new American and Chinese spiders, with notes on other Chinese species
By Ralph V. Chamberlin
Proceedings of the United States National Museum 63(13): 1-38, 1924

New and rare spiders from the Great Smoky Mountain National Park region
By W. M. Barrows
Ohio Journal of Science 40(3): 130-138, 1940

Descriptions of new American Theridiidae
By W. J. Gertsch & A. F. Archer
American Museum Novitates 1171: 1-16, 1942

Have you seen my mate? Descriptions of unknown sexes of some North American species of Linyphiidae and Theridiidae (Araneae)
By Nadine Dupér[r]é, Pierre Paquin, & Donald J. Buckle
Journal of Arachnology 34: 142-158, 2006
Full Text (first author's name spelled incorrectly on the actual publication, hence the brackets in her name for this reference entry)

Communities of ground-living spiders in six habitats on a mountain in Quebec, Canada
By Seppo Koponen
Holarctic Ecology 10(4): 278-285, 1987

An annotated checklist of the spiders of Newfoundland
By J. R. Pickavance & C. D. Dondale
The Canadian Field Naturalist 119: 254-275, 2005

The spider species of the Great Lakes states
By Petra Sierwald et al.
Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 114(2): 111–206, 2005
There's a downloadable PDF copy available on ResearchGate.net right now, however I didn't want to link to it because it automatically downloads. You can google the title and find it easily, though, if you don't mind that (or email me and I can share a copy).

Spiders of the North Woods, 2nd edition
By Larry Weber
Kollath-Stensaas Publishing, 2013
240 pages, 2 edition (June 4, 2013), Many new species added.