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The Resource Common spiders of North America, Richard A. Bradley ; illustrations by Steve Buchanan ; sponsored by the American Arachnological Society

Common spiders of North America, Richard A. Bradley ; illustrations by Steve Buchanan ; sponsored by the American Arachnological Society

Label
Common spiders of North America
Title
Common spiders of North America
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Bradley ; illustrations by Steve Buchanan ; sponsored by the American Arachnological Society
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spiders are among the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates, yet they are among the least studied and understood. This first comprehensive guide to all 68 spider families in North America beautifully illustrates 469 of the most commonly encountered species. Group keys enable identification by web type and other observable details, and species descriptions include identification tips, typical habitat, geographic distribution, and behavioral notes. A concise illustrated introduction to spider biology and anatomy explains spider relationships. This book is a critical resource for curious naturalists who want to understand this ubiquitous and ecologically critical component of our biosphere
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, Richard Alan
Dewey number
595.4/8097
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL458.41.A1
LC item number
B73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL458.41.A1
NAL item number
B73 2013
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buchanan, Steve
  • American Arachnological Society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spiders
  • Spiders
  • North America
  • Spinnen
  • Systematik
  • Nordamerika
Label
Common spiders of North America, Richard A. Bradley ; illustrations by Steve Buchanan ; sponsored by the American Arachnological Society
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Finding, studying and identifying spiders -- Spiders: an introduction -- Finding and studying spiders -- Identifying spiders -- Keys to families within groups -- Debris group -- Space-filling web group -- Sheet weavers group -- Orb-shaped web group -- Funnel-shaped web group -- Six-eyed spiders group -- Jumping spiders group -- Crablike spiders group -- Surface hunters group -- Ground hunters group -- Foliage hunters group -- Mygalomorph group -- Tiny spiders group -- Spider account -- Family Agelenidae : funnel weavers -- Family Amaurobiidae : hackledmesh weavers -- Family Amphinectidae : amphinectids -- Family Anapidae : ground orbweavers -- Family Antrodiaetidae : foldingdoor trapdoor spiders -- Family Anyphaenidae : ghost spiders -- Family Araneidae : orbweavers -- Family Atypidae : purseweb spiders -- Family Caponiidae : bright lungless spiders -- Family Clubionidae : sac spiders -- Family Corinnidae : antmimic spiders -- Family Ctenidae : wandering spiders -- Family Ctenizidae : trapdoor spiders -- Family Cybaeidae : soft spiders -- Family Cyrtaucheniidae : waferlid trapdoor spiders -- Family Deinopidae : ogrefaced spiders -- Family Desidae : desids -- Family Dictynidae : meshweavers -- Family Diguetidae : desertshrub spiders -- Family Dipluridae : funnelweb spiders -- Family Dysderidae : woodlouse spiders -- Family Filistatidae : crevice weavers -- Family Gnasphosidae : stealthy ground spiders -- Family Hahniidae : combtailed spiders -- Family Hersiliidae : longspinneret spiders -- Family Homalonychidae : dusty desert spiders -- Family Hypochilidae : lampshade weavers -- Family Leptonetidae : midget cave spiders -- Family Linyphiidae : sheetweb weavers -- Family Liocranidae : spinylegged sac spiders -- Family Lycosidae : wolf spiders -- Family Mecicobothriidae : midget funnelweb tarantulas -- Family Mimetidae : pirate spiders -- Family Miturgidae : prowling spiders -- Family Mysmenidae : dwarf cobweb spiders
  • Family Nemisiidae : wishbone spiders -- Family Nesticidae : cave cobweb spiders -- Family Ochyroceratidae : midget ground weavers -- Family Oecobiidae : flatmesh weavers -- Family Oonopidae : goblin spiders -- Family Oxyopidae : lynx spiders -- Family Philodromidae : running crab spiders -- Family Pholcidae : cellar spiders -- Family Pimoidae : large hammockweb spiders -- Family Pisauridae : nursery web spiders -- Family Plectreuridae : spurlipped spiders -- Family Prodidomidae : prodidomids -- Family Salticidae : jumping spiders -- Family Scytodidae : spitting spiders -- Family Segestriidae : tubeweb spiders -- Family Selenopidae : flatties -- Family Sicariidae : sixeyed brown spiders -- Family Sparassidae : huntsman spiders -- Family Symphytognathidae : dwarf orbweavers -- Family Telemidae : longlegged cave spiders -- Family Tengellidae : tengellids -- Family Tetragnathidae : longjawed orbweavers -- Family Theraphosidae : tarantulas -- Family Theridiidae : cobweb weavers -- Family Theridiosomatidae : ray orbweavers -- Family Thomisidae : crab spiders -- Family Titanoecidae : rock weavers -- Family Trechaleidae : longlegged water spiders -- Family Uloboridae : hackled orbweavers -- Family Zodariidae : zodariids -- Family Zoridae : zorids -- Family Zorocratidae : zorocratids -- Family Zoropsidae : zoropsids
Control code
ocn793503481
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9780520274884
Lccn
2012018390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022068864
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780520274884
  • (OCoLC)793503481
Label
Common spiders of North America, Richard A. Bradley ; illustrations by Steve Buchanan ; sponsored by the American Arachnological Society
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Finding, studying and identifying spiders -- Spiders: an introduction -- Finding and studying spiders -- Identifying spiders -- Keys to families within groups -- Debris group -- Space-filling web group -- Sheet weavers group -- Orb-shaped web group -- Funnel-shaped web group -- Six-eyed spiders group -- Jumping spiders group -- Crablike spiders group -- Surface hunters group -- Ground hunters group -- Foliage hunters group -- Mygalomorph group -- Tiny spiders group -- Spider account -- Family Agelenidae : funnel weavers -- Family Amaurobiidae : hackledmesh weavers -- Family Amphinectidae : amphinectids -- Family Anapidae : ground orbweavers -- Family Antrodiaetidae : foldingdoor trapdoor spiders -- Family Anyphaenidae : ghost spiders -- Family Araneidae : orbweavers -- Family Atypidae : purseweb spiders -- Family Caponiidae : bright lungless spiders -- Family Clubionidae : sac spiders -- Family Corinnidae : antmimic spiders -- Family Ctenidae : wandering spiders -- Family Ctenizidae : trapdoor spiders -- Family Cybaeidae : soft spiders -- Family Cyrtaucheniidae : waferlid trapdoor spiders -- Family Deinopidae : ogrefaced spiders -- Family Desidae : desids -- Family Dictynidae : meshweavers -- Family Diguetidae : desertshrub spiders -- Family Dipluridae : funnelweb spiders -- Family Dysderidae : woodlouse spiders -- Family Filistatidae : crevice weavers -- Family Gnasphosidae : stealthy ground spiders -- Family Hahniidae : combtailed spiders -- Family Hersiliidae : longspinneret spiders -- Family Homalonychidae : dusty desert spiders -- Family Hypochilidae : lampshade weavers -- Family Leptonetidae : midget cave spiders -- Family Linyphiidae : sheetweb weavers -- Family Liocranidae : spinylegged sac spiders -- Family Lycosidae : wolf spiders -- Family Mecicobothriidae : midget funnelweb tarantulas -- Family Mimetidae : pirate spiders -- Family Miturgidae : prowling spiders -- Family Mysmenidae : dwarf cobweb spiders
  • Family Nemisiidae : wishbone spiders -- Family Nesticidae : cave cobweb spiders -- Family Ochyroceratidae : midget ground weavers -- Family Oecobiidae : flatmesh weavers -- Family Oonopidae : goblin spiders -- Family Oxyopidae : lynx spiders -- Family Philodromidae : running crab spiders -- Family Pholcidae : cellar spiders -- Family Pimoidae : large hammockweb spiders -- Family Pisauridae : nursery web spiders -- Family Plectreuridae : spurlipped spiders -- Family Prodidomidae : prodidomids -- Family Salticidae : jumping spiders -- Family Scytodidae : spitting spiders -- Family Segestriidae : tubeweb spiders -- Family Selenopidae : flatties -- Family Sicariidae : sixeyed brown spiders -- Family Sparassidae : huntsman spiders -- Family Symphytognathidae : dwarf orbweavers -- Family Telemidae : longlegged cave spiders -- Family Tengellidae : tengellids -- Family Tetragnathidae : longjawed orbweavers -- Family Theraphosidae : tarantulas -- Family Theridiidae : cobweb weavers -- Family Theridiosomatidae : ray orbweavers -- Family Thomisidae : crab spiders -- Family Titanoecidae : rock weavers -- Family Trechaleidae : longlegged water spiders -- Family Uloboridae : hackled orbweavers -- Family Zodariidae : zodariids -- Family Zoridae : zorids -- Family Zorocratidae : zorocratids -- Family Zoropsidae : zoropsids
Control code
ocn793503481
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9780520274884
Lccn
2012018390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022068864
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780520274884
  • (OCoLC)793503481

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