The Journal of Arachnology - 2011
Volume 39 Number 1 - pp. 1-204




Interactions of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal crops with spiders (Araneae)

Featured Articles

Reproductive allocation in female wolf and nursery-web spiders

Two new Draconarius species and the first description of the male Draconarius molluscus from Tiantangzhai National Forest Park, China (Araneae: Agelenidae: Coelotinae)

Impacts of temperature, hunger and reproductive condition on metabolic rates of flower-dwelling crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae)

Do cannibalism and kin recognition occur in just-emerged crab spiderlings?

Notes on the genus Mesobuthus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) in China, with description of a new species

Egg capsule architecture and siting in a leaf-curling sac spider, Clubiona riparia (Araneae: Clubionidae)

Gait characteristics of two fast-running spider species (Hololena adnexa and Hololena curta), including an aerial phase (Araneae: Agelenidae)

Two new species of Manaosbiidae (Opiliones: Laniatores) from Panama, with comments on interspecific variation in penis morphology

The hub as a launching platform: rapid movements of the spider Leucauge mariana (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) as it turns to attack prey

Phytochemical cues affect hunting-site choices of a nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis) but not a crab spider (Misumena vatia)

Reproductive behavior of Homalonychus selenopoides (Araneae: Homalonychidae)

Web decoration of Micrathena sexpinosa (Araneae: Araneidae): a frame-web-choice experiment with stingless bees

Trophic strategy of ant-eating Mexcala elegans (Araneae: Salticidae): looking for evidence of evolution of prey-specialization

Determinants of differential reproductive allocation in wolf and nursery-web spiders

An old lineage of Cyphophthalmi (Opiliones) discovered on Mindanao highlights the need for biogeographical research in the Philippines

The natural diet of a polyphagous predator, Latrodectus hesperus (Araneae: Theridiidae), over one year

Contrasting energetic costs of courtship signaling in two wolf spiders having divergent courtship behaviors

Book Review

Scorpions of the World. By Roland Stockmann & Eric Ythier. 2010. N.A.P. Editions, France. 567 pp. ISBN 978-2-913688-11-7

Short Communications

Cannibalism within nests of the crab spider Misumena vatia

An unusually dense population of Sphodros rufipes (Mygalomorphae: Atypidae) at the edge of its range on Tuckernuck Island, Massachusetts

Does allometric growth explain the diminutive size of the fangs of Scytodes (Araneae: Scytodidae)?

Anelosimus oritoyacu, a cloud forest social spider with only slightly female-biased primary sex ratios

Observations on hunting behavior of juvenile Chanbria (Solifugae: Eremobatidae)

A new troglobitic Eukoenenia (Palpigradi: Eukoeneniidae) from Brazil

Sheet-web construction by Melpomene sp. (Araneae: Agelenidae)

Suitability of a subcuticular permanent marking technique for scorpions

Female attack is not necessary for male copulatory organ breakage in the sexually cannibalistic spider Argiope argentata (Araneae: Araneidae)

Predatory interactions between Centruroides scorpions and the tarantula Brachypelma vagans