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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Steatoda


Evidence for displacement of a North American spider, Steatoda borealis by the European species S. bipunctata
By Martin Nyffeler, C. D. Dondale, J. H. Redner
Canadian Journal of Zoology, 1986
Abstract can be read here.

A large European combfoot spider, Steatoda nobilis (Thorell 1875) (Araneae: Theridiidae), newly established in Ventura County
By Richard Vetter & Michael Rust
The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 88(1): 92-97, 2012
Note that the title was cut off, it should say "California" at the end. PDF versions of Pan-Pacific Entomologist publications from 2007 forward are available through BioOne.org, but you have to log in via your institution/library. If you need this paper for personal use, I'm sure the authors would share a copy, or you can email me as well.

The theridiid spider Steatoda nobilis (Thorell, 1875) in Britain
By R. Snazell & D. Jones
Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9(5): 164-167, 1993
All BAS papers are available online to subscribers — http://wiki.britishspiders.org.uk/

American spiders of the genus Theridion (Araneae, Theridiidae)
By Levi, H. W.
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 129: 481-589, 1963
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/3567

The North American spider genera Paratheridula, Tekellina, Pholcomma and Archerius (Araneae: Theridiidae)
By Levi, H. W.
Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 76(2): 105-115, 1957
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/3240

A revision of the New World eximius lineage of Anelosimus
By Agnarsson, I.
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 146(4): 453-593, 2006
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/10152

Spiders of the genus Euryopis from North and Central America (Araneae, Theridiidae)
By Levi, H. W.
American Museum Novitates 1666: 1-48, 1954
http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/3103

New spiders from Texas
By Willis J. Gertsch & L. Irby Davis
American Museum Novitates 881: 1-21, 1936