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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 40 Number 1

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Invited Review
 

Spider silk: a brief review and prospectus on research linking biomechanics and ecology in draglines and orb webs by Todd A. Blackledge pp. 1-12

Feature Articles
 

Parasitoid suppression and life-history modifications in a wolf spider following infection by larvae of an acrocerid fly by Søren Toft, Boy Overgaard Nielsen & Peter Funch pp. 13-17

Reproductive activities impair immunocompetence in Physocyclus dugesi (Araneae: Pholcidae) by Lucia Calbacho-Rosa, Miguel A. Moreno-García, Humberto Lanz-Mendoza, Alfredo V. Peretti & Alex Córdoba-Aguilar pp. 18-22

Fine tuning of vision-based prey-choice decisions by a predator that targets malaria vectors by Ximena J. Nelson & Robert R. Jackson pp. 23-33

Characterization of the thermal micro-environment of Paraphysa parvula Pocock 1903 (Araneae: Theraphosidae), a spider from the Chilean Andes by Claudio Veloso, Daniela Luhr, Reinaldo Marfull, Hugo Torres-Contreras, Daniela Figueroa Pérez, Pablo Sabat & Mauricio Canals pp. 34-38

Spider guilds in the tree-shrub strata of riparian forests in southern Brazil by Everton Nei Lopes Rodrigues & Milton de S. Mendonça, Jr. pp. 39-47

Colonization dynamics of agroecosystem spider assemblages after snow-melt in Quebec (Canada) by Raphaël Royauté & Christopher M. Buddle pp. 48-58

Intensive grazing opens spider assemblage to invasion by disturbance-tolerant species by Csaba Szinetár & Ferenc Samu pp. 59-70

Molecular characterization of Russian wheat aphid consumption by spiders in winter wheat by Lauren M. Kerzicnik, Eric G. Chapman, James D. Harwood, Frank B. Peairs & Paula E. Cushing pp. 71-77

A new phylogeny of Anelosimus and the placement and behavior of Anelosimus vierae n. sp. from Uruguay (Araneae: Theridiidae) by Ingi Agnarsson pp. 78-84

A new species of the genus Idiops and notes on Idiops bombayensis Siliwal et al. 2005 (Araneae: Idiopidae) from Northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India by Zeeshan A. Mirza & Rajesh V. Sanap pp. 85-95

New species of mite harvestmen from the Wet Tropics of Queensland, Australia, with commentary on biogeography of the genus Austropurcellia (Opiliones: Cyphophthalmi: Pettalidae) by Sarah L. Boyer & Catherine N. Reuter pp. 96-112

Morphometry and geographical variation of Bothriurus bonariensis (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) by Paola A. Olivero, Camilo I. Mattoni & Alfredo V. Peretti pp. 113-122

Short Communications
 

Preliminary survey of the setal and sensory structures on the pedipalps of camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) by Paula E. Cushing & Patrick Casto pp. 123-127

The species referred to as Eurypelma californicum (Theraphosidae) in more than 100 publications is likely to be Aphonopelma hentziby Wolfgang Nentwig pp. 128-130

Clubiona analis Thorell 1895 from Burma: redescription and systematic position (Araneae: Clubionidae) by Peter Jäger pp. 131-134

Maternal care in the Neotropical harvestman Liogonyleptoides tetracanthus (Opiliones: Gonyleptidae) by Rachel M. Werneck, Daniel S. Caetano & Glauco Machado pp. 135-137

Sexual receptivity varies according to female age in a Neotropical nuptial gift-giving spider by André L. Klein, Mariana C. Trillo & Maria J. Albo pp. 138-140

The effects of temperature on egg development and web site selection in Nephila clavipesby Clare C. Rittschof pp. 141-145

The effect of regurgitated digestive fluid on the spider’s own legs in Philoponella vicina (Araneae: Uloboridae) by Carolina Esquivel, Ignacio Escalante  & William G. Eberhard pp. 146-148

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