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The Journal of Arachnology - 2012
Volume 40 Number 1 - pp. 1-148



Spider silk: a brief review and prospectus on research linking biomechanics and ecology in draglines and orb webs

Featured Articles

Parasitoid suppression and life-history modifications in a wolf spider following infection by larvae of an acrocerid fly

Reproductive activities impair immunocompetence in Physocyclus dugesi (Araneae: Pholcidae)

Fine tuning of vision-based prey-choice decisions by a predator that targets malaria vectors

Characterization of the thermal micro-environment of Paraphysa parvula Pocock 1903 (Araneae: Theraphosidae), a spider from the Chilean Andes

Spider guilds in the tree-shrub strata of riparian forests in southern Brazil

Colonization dynamics of agroecosystem spider assemblages after snow-melt in Quebec (Canada)

Intensive grazing opens spider assemblage to invasion by disturbance-tolerant species

Molecular characterization of Russian wheat aphid consumption by spiders in winter wheat

A new phylogeny of Anelosimus and the placement and behavior of Anelosimus vierae n. sp. from Uruguay (Araneae: Theridiidae)

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

New species of mite harvestmen from the Wet Tropics of Queensland, Australia, with commentary on biogeography of the genus Austropurcellia (Opiliones: Cyphophthalmi: Pettalidae)

Morphometry and geographical variation of Bothriurus bonariensis (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae)

Short Communications

Preliminary survey of the setal and sensory structures on the pedipalps of camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae)

The species referred to as Eurypelma californicum (Theraphosidae) in more than 100 publications is likely to be Aphonopelma hentzi

Clubiona analis Thorell 1895 from Burma: redescription and systematic position (Araneae: Clubionidae)

Maternal care in the Neotropical harvestman Liogonyleptoides tetracanthus (Opiliones: Gonyleptidae)

Sexual receptivity varies according to female age in a Neotropical nuptial gift-giving spider

The effects of temperature on egg development and web site selection in Nephila clavipes

The effect of regurgitated digestive fluid on the spider’s own legs in Philoponella vicina (Araneae: Uloboridae)