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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 38 Number 1

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Feature Articles
 

Analysis of sensory processing in scorpion peg sensilla
by Douglas D. Gaffin   pp. 1-8

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The phylogenetic utility of the nuclear protein-coding gene EF-1α for resolving recent divergences in Opiliones, emphasizing intron evolution
by Marshal Hedin, Shahan Derkarabetian, Maureen McCormack, Casey Richart & Jeffrey W. Shultz   pp. 9-20

The web of the acacia orb-spider Eustala illicita (Araneae: Araneidae) with notes on its natural history
by Thomas Hesselberg & Emilia Triana   pp. 21-26

Visual cues used by ant-like jumping spiders to distinguish conspecifics from their model
by Ximena J. Nelson pp. 27-34

A new species of Mesobuthus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Xinjiang, China, with notes on Mesobuthus songi
by Dong Sun, Ming-Sheng Zhu & Wilson R. Lourenço pp 35-43

The enigmatic Pennsylvanian arachnids Areomartus ovatus and Vratislavia silesica (Trigonotarbida)
by Jason A. Dunlop  pp 44-48

Caves as islands: mitochondrial phylogeography of the cave-obligate spider species Nesticus barri (Araneae: Nesticidae)
by Cari V. Snowman, Kirk S. Zigler & Marshal Hedin  pp. 49-57

The genus Taira, with notes on tibial apophyses and descriptions of three new species (Araneae: Amaurobiidae)
by Xin-Ping Wang, Peter Jäger & Zhi-Sheng Zhang pp. 57-72

A new species and new records of Hentzia (Araneae: Salticidae: Dendryphantinae) from the United States
by David B. Richman pp. 73-78

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A review of the coelotine genus Eurocoelotes (Araneae: Amaurobiidae)
by Xin-Ping Wang, Ming-Sheng Zhu & Shu-Qiang Li pp. 79-98

Silk gene transcripts in the developing tubuliform glands of the Western black widow, Latrodectus hesperus 
by Merri L. Casem, Matthew A. Collin, Nadia A. Ayoub & Cheryl Y. Hayashi  pp. 99-103

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Agnostopelma: a new genus of tarantula without a scopula on leg IV (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae)
by Fernando Pérez-Miles & Dirk Weinmann  pp. 104-112

A new orophilous species of the genus Dasylobus (Opiliones: Phalangiidae) from Sierra Nevada, Spain  
by Rocío Martín & Carlos E. Prieto pp. 113-118

   
Short Communications
 

Functional diversity of ladder-webs: moth specialization or optimal area use?
by Aaron M. T. Harmer & Marie E. Herberstein  pp. 119-122

Optimal sting use in the feeding behavior of the scorpion Hadrurus spadix 
by Martin C. Edmunds & Richard M. Sibly  pp. 123-125

The chemical defense of the Texas cave harvestman Chinquipellobunus madlae: first report on the family Stygnopsidae and on a North American troglobiont harvestman (Opilones: Gonyleptoidea)
by William A. Shear, Alexander J. Snyder, Tappey H. Jones, H. Martin Garraffo & N. Rabe Andriamaharavo  pp. 126-127

Stealing for love? Apparent nuptial gift behavior in a kleptoparasitic spider
by George W. Uetz, Andrea McCrate & Craig S. Hieber pp. 128-131

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The host becomes dinner: possible use of Cyclosa as a nuptial gift by Argyrodes in a colonial web  
by Stephanie M. Cobbold & Yong-Chao Su  pp. 132- 134

Insect attraction by webs of Nephila clavipes (Araneae: Nephilidae)  
by Yann Hénaut, Salima Machkour-M’Rabet, Peter Winterton & Sophie Calmé  pp. 135-138

Polymorphism in an ant mimicking jumping spider
by Ximena J. Nelson pp. 139-141

Reestablishment of the species Poeciloneta bellona (Araneae: Linyphiidae)
by Jozef Slowik  pp. 142-145

A new species of blind subterranean Tetrablemma (Araneae: Tetrablemmidae) from Australia
by Matthias Burger, Mark S. Harvey & Nicholas Stevens  pp. 146-149

Nephila clavipes females have accelerating dietary requirements
by Linden Higgins & Charles Goodnight  pp. 150-152

An unusual setule on type IV urticating setae of Homoeomma uruguayense (Araneae: Theraphosidae) 
by Carlos Perafán & Fernando Pérez-Miles pp. 153-154

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