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Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates

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Jumping Spiders of America North of Mexico
An excellent resource on Salticidae that continues to be updated by Wayne Maddison. Be sure to check out the photo album of genera.

Linyphiid Spiders of the World
List maintained by Dr. Andrei V. Tanasevitch. This taxonomy, which places some linyphiine genera in Micronetinae, is not currently followed by BugGuide.

Revision of Herpyllus and Scotophaeus genera - Platnick and Shadab (1977)
A Revision of the Spider Genera Herpyllus and Scotophaeus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in North America (1977). Platnick and Shadab. Free pdf file from AMNH.

Joey Slowik's guide to Dictyna/Emblyna females
Joey Slowik put together this quick reference for all those tricky Dictyna/Emblyna females in Dictynidae. There are color images of preserved specimens (genitalia included), diagrams he made, and even tips on identifying and dissecting, too. Click on a species in the right column to view it. I think he said he was still working on it and will be adding more species over time.

TickEncounter Resource Center at the University of Rhode Island

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Behan-Pelletier V.M., Eamer B. (-2014) Diversity of Oribatida in Canada
Image library

American Tarantula Society
The American Tarantula Society's webpage, many interesting and useful articles and information.

Rick C. West: Tarantulas
A very complete site that lists tarantulas by species name... the biggest tarantula picture archive in the net by the leading tarantula expert, Rick West.

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