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Species Aphonopelma chalcodes - Desert Blond Tarantula


Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) ...
By Chris A. Hamilton, Brent E. Hendrixson, Jason E. Bond
ZooKeys 560: 1–340, 2016
Full title: Taxonomic revision of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States
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Theraphosidae of the Mojave Desert west and north of the Colorado River (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae)
By Thomas R. Prentice
The Journal of Arachnology 25:137–176, 1997

Coupling between the heart and sucking stomach during ingestion in a Tarantula
By Jason A.Dunlop, John D.Altringham, Peter J.Mill
J. exp. Biol. 166, 83-9, 1992

Phylogeny of a cosmopolitan family of morphologically conserved trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae, Ctenizidae) using Anchored Hybr
By Godwin, R. L., Opatova, V., Garrison, N. L., Hamilton, C. A. & Bond, J. E.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 126: 303-313, 2018
Phylogeny of a cosmopolitan family of morphologically conserved trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae, Ctenizidae) using Anchored Hybrid Enrichment, with a description of the family, Halonoproctidae Pocock 1901

https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/14352

The mygalomorph spider genus Microhexura (Araneae, Dipluridae)
By Frederick A. Coyle
Bulletin American Museum of Natural History 170: 64-75, 1981
Online download available from the AMNH publications website here: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/1057. It's part of a large compilation of papers. The Microhexura section starts on page 64.

Recensio critica aranearum suecicarum quas descripserunt Clerckius, Linnaeus, de Geerus
By Thorell, T
Nova acta Regiae Societatis Scientarum Upsaliensis (3) 2(1):61–176., 1856
Thorell, T. 1856. Recensio critica aranearum suecicarum quas descripserunt Clerckius, Linnaeus, de Geerus. Nova acta Regiae Societatis Scientarum Upsaliensis (3) 2(1): 61–176.

New records of spiders (Araneae) from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, including two possible European immigrants
By Edwards, R.L.
Entomological News, 1993
Edwards, R.L. 1993. New records of spiders (Araneae) from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, including two possible European immigrants. Entomological News, 104: 79–82.

Systematics of the mygalomorph spider genus Masteria (Masteriinae: Dipluridae: Arachnida)
By Raven, R. J.
Australian Journal of Zoology 27(4): 623-636, 1979
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/5207