The Journal of Arachnology - 2003
Volume 31 Number 3 - pp. 317-418



Featured Articles

The genus Brachistosternus in Argentina, with a description of a new Patagonian species (Scorpiones, Bothriuridae)

Life cycle, reproductive patterns and their year-to-year variation in a field population of the wolf spider Pirata piraticus (Araneae, Lycosidae)

Description of the females of Anapis castilla and Anapisona bordeaux (Araneae, Anapidae)

Spider webs as habitat patches—the distribution of kleptoparasites (Argyrodes, Theridiidae) among host webs (Nephila, Tetragnathidae)

Spider fauna of sugar maple and white ash in northern and central New York State

Xysticus brevidentatus (Thomisidae): further records and first description of the female

The first fossil cyphophthalmid (Arachnida, Opiliones) from Bitterfield Amber, Germany

The male mating system in a desert widow spider

Third species of Guasiniidae (Opiliones, Laniatores) with comments on familial relationships

Lyssomanes (Araneae, Salticidae) in Oligocene-Miocene Chiapas amber

Web orientation of the banded garden spider Argiope trifasciata (Araneae, Araneidae) in a California coastal population

The first DNA phylogeny of four species of Mesobuthus (Scorpiones, Buthidae) from Eurasia

Short Communications

Creep and low strength of spider dragline subjected to constant loads

Hungry spiders aren't afraid of the big bad wolf spider

Water surface locomotion by spiders: distinct gaits in diverse families

Burrow use in a northern California population of the wolf spider Schizocosa mccooki (Araneae, Lycosidae)

Trees used for tube support by Sphodros rufipes (Latreille 1829) (Araneae, Atypidae) in northwestern Louisiana

Male egg guarding behavior in the neotropical harvestman Ampheres leucopheus (Mello-Leitão 1922) (Opiliones, Gonyleptidae)

Mating without sexual cannibalism in Tidarren sisyphoides (Araneae, Theridiidae)