The Journal of Arachnology - 2008
Volume 36 Number 2 - pp. 221-484


Featured Articles

Revision of the Neotropical huntsman spider genus Vindullus Simon (Araneae, Sparassidae)

Comb-hairs on the fourth tarsi in pholcid spiders (Araneae, Pholcidae)

Himalmartensus, a new genus of the spider family Amaurobiidae from Nepal (Araneae)

Diversity and composition of spider assemblages in five vegetation types of the Terai Conservation Area, India

First record of the scorpion genus Microtityus from Colombia, with the description of a new species (Scorpiones, Buthidae)

How many species of fossil arachnids are there?

Intercontinental Triaenonychidae—the case of Ceratomontia (Opiliones, Insidiatores)

Performance of two arboreal pitfall trap designs in sampling cursorial spiders from tree trunks

The scorpion genus Ananteris in Colombia: comments on the taxonomy and description of two new species (Scorpiones, Buthidae)

Alternative predatory tactics in a juvenile jumping spider

Palpimanoid spiders from the Jurassic of China

Estimating the diversity of arboreal oonopid spider assemblages (Araneae, Oonopidae) at Afrotropical sites

Mating behavior of Sickius longibulbi (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae), a spider that lacks spermathecae

Kin discrimination in the amblypygid, Damon diadema

Behavioral mimicry in Myrmarachne species (Araneae, Salticidae) from North Queensland, Australia

Homology in a context dependent predatory behavior in spiders (Araneae)

Trechona rufa (Araneae, Dipluridae): new status, redescription and neotype designation with notes on the genus

Spiders in wheat fields and semi-desert in the Negev (Israel)

Microhabitat use by Peucetia flava (Oxyopidae) on the glandular plant Rhyncanthera dichotoma (Melastomataceae)

On the ultrastructure and identity of the eyes of Cyphophthalmi based on a study of Stylocellus sp. (Opiliones, Stylocellidae)

Success of managed realignment for the restoration of salt-marsh biodiversity: preliminary results on ground-active spiders

The value of primary, secondary, and plantation forests for Neotropical epigeic arachnids

The identity of Mygale brunnipes C.L. Koch 1842 (Araneae, Theraphosidae), with a redescription of the species and the description of a new genus

Allozyme characterization of Hogna species (Araneae, Lycosidae) of the Galápagos Archipelago

Tenacity and silk investment of two orb weavers: considerations about diversification of the Araneoidea

Revision of the theraphosid spiders from China (Araneae: Mygalomorphae)

Non-random patterns of spider species composition in an Atlantic rainforest

Mesabolivar brasiliensis (Moenkhaus 1898) and Mesabolivar cyaneotaeniatus (Keyserling 1891) (Araneomorphae, Pholcidae): close relationship reinforced by cytogenetic analyses

Assessing the conservation value of the spider fauna across the West Palearctic area

Short Communications

Relationship between litter characteristics and female size in Tityus stigmurus (Scorpiones, Buthidae)

A new species of Cryptocellus (Arachnida, Ricinulei) from northwestern Colombia

On the genus Neostothis Vellard (Araneae, Nemesiidae)

Notes on the life history traits of Rhopalurus rochai (Scorpiones, Buthidae) under different feeding regimes

Courtship and mating behavior of Grammostola schulzei (Schmidt 1994) (Araneae, Theraphosidae), a burrowing tarantula from Argentina