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The spiders of the genus Islandiana (Linyphiidae, Erigoninae)
By Wilton Ivie
American Museum Novitates 2221: 1-25, 1965

Foraging strategies of Eriophora edax (Araneae, Araneidae): A nocturnal orb-weaving spider
By Leonor Ceballos, Yann Hénaut, & Luc Legal
Journal of Arachnology 33: 509-515, 2005

A new record of a Neotropical spider, Metazygia zilloides (Banks,1898) recently established in southern California
By M. J. Martinez, K. Moore, H. Oberle, & L. S. Vincent
The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 90(3): 153-156, 2014
Full title: A new record of a Neotropical spider, Metazygia zilloides (Banks,1898) (Araneae: Araneidae), recently established in southern California.

Revision and morphological phylogenetic analysis of the funnel web spider genus Agelenopsis (Araneae: Agelenidae)
By Julie Whitman-Zai, Maren Francis, Margaret Geick, Paula E. Cushing
The Journal of Arachnology 43:1–25, 2015

The Generic and Specific Status of Four Ohio Spiders of the Genus Agelenopsis
By Seyler, Paul J.
The Ohio Journal of Science, 1941
ISSN: 0030-0950
Volume 41, Issue 2 (March, 1941)

Find it online at The Knowledge Bank at OSU.

This paper is an attempt to determine, from a detailed
study of the epigyna and palps of a large number of specimens,
the true status of the four forms of this genus found in Ohio.
This research was conducted in the Department of Zoology,
The Ohio State University. The author wishes to acknowledge
his indebtedness to Dr. W. M. Barrows, of the Department of
Zoology and Entomology, for the advice and criticism given

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, 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
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Facultative monophagy in the Jumping Spider, Plexippus paykulli (Audouin) (Araneae: Salticidae)
By M. Nyffeler, R. G. Breene, D. A. Dean
Peckhamia 2(6): 92-96, 1990
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