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New American spiders of the Clubionidae
By W.J. Gertsch
The American Museum of Natural History; No. 1195, 1942
Descriptions and palp/epigyne drawings of some Micaria, Castianeira, Trachelas, Meriola, Trachelopachys, Stethorrhagus & Corinna.

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Contributions à la connaissance des Araignées (Araneae) d'Amérique du Nord. Fabreries, Supplément 10.
By Pierre Paquin & Donald J. Buckle
Association des entomologistes amateurs du Québec inc. (AEAQ), 2001
This book contains two parts:

*Part 1: La Liste révisée des Araignées (Araneae) du Québec, pages 5-87, authored by Pierre Paquin, Nadine Dupérré, & Raymond Hutchinson: This part is written in French and is a checklist of the spider species of Québec (no diagrams or keys, only species names).

*Part 2: Linyphiidae and Pimoidae of America North of Mexico: Checklist, Synonymy, and Literature, pages 89-191, authored by Donald J. Buckle, Devin Carroll, Rodney L. Crawford, & Vincent D. Roth: This part is written in English and is a checklist containing synonyms, references, and distributions (by state and province) of the families Pimoidae and Linyphiidae of the USA, Canada, and Greenland.

The Wolf Spiders, Nurseryweb Spiders, and Lynx Spiders of Canada and Alaska
By Dondale, Charles D. and James H. Redner
Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Ottawa, 1990

Rounding up the usual suspects: a standard target-gene approach for resolving the interfamilial phylogenetic relationships ...
By Dimitrov, D., Benavides Silva, L. R., Arnedo, M. A., Giribet, G., Griswold, C. E., Scharff, N. & Hormiga
Cladistics 33(3): 221-250 & Suppl., 2017
Full title: Rounding up the usual suspects: a standard target-gene approach for resolving the interfamilial phylogenetic relationships of ecribellate orb-weaving spiders with a new family-rank classification (Araneae, Araneoidea)
Full text PDF available through the World Spider Catalog

Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha
By Pekka Lehtinen
Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468, 1967

Total evidence analysis of the phylogenetic relationships of Lycosoidea spiders (Araneae, Entelegynae)
By Polotow, Carmichael, & Griswold
Invertebrate Systematics 29: 124-163, 2015
Full text: http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/IS14041.htm

Also available for download from the WSC: http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/13115

The Crab Spiders of California
By RX Schick
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1965
Link here:
http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/bitstream/2246/1114/1/B129a01.pdf - large file (104 MB).

This publication covers both the modern Thomisidae and Philodromidae of California (at that time lumped together under Thomisidae).

Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual, Second Edition
By Darrell Ubick (Editor), Pierre Paquin (Editor), Paula Cushing (Editor), Nadine Dupérré (Illustrator)
American Arachnological Society, 2017