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Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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

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Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates

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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.

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
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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.

Tarantula Scientific Names vs. Common Names
A german page that lists some tarantula scientific names and pairs them with their most used common name for reference. Good site to clear up so many doubts that come up because of the usage of common names.

Mygalomorphae Phylogeny & Evolution, by M.C. Hedin and J.E. Bond

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