The Journal of Arachnology - 2017
Volume 45 Number 3 - pp. 253-452


Congress papers

Sand transport and burrow construction in sparassid and lycosid spiders

Exploring the chemo-textural familiarity hypothesis for scorpion navigation

Retreat availability and social influences on retreat sharing in group-living huntsman spiders, Delena lapidicola and Delena cancerides (Araneae: Sparassidae)

Effect of seasonal photoperiod on molting in Loxosceles reclusa and Loxosceles laeta spiders (Araneae: Sicariidae)

In the spider nursery: indifference, cooperation or antagonism?

A new Liphistius species (Mesothelae: Liphistiidae: Liphistiinae) from Thailand, with notes on its natural history

Revision of Misumessus (Thomisidae: Thomisinae: Misumenini), with observations on crab spider terminology

A review of Burmese amber arachnids

Featured Articles

An unusual new wolf spider species from the Erg Chebbi Desert in Morocco (Araneae: Lycosidae:Evippinae)

Effects of nectar feeding on cannibalism in striped lynx spiderlings Oxyopes salticus (Araneae:Oxyopidae)

Population structure of the expansive wasp spider (Argiope bruennichi) at the edge of its range

Pseudoscorpions of the family Cheiridiidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) recovered from burial sediments at Pachacamac (500–1,500CE), Perú

Three new species of comb-tailed spiders (Araneae: Hahniidae) from a Mexican oak forest with comments on their natural history and sexual behavior

Systematics of the spiny trapdoor spiders of the genus Cataxia (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from southwestern Australia: documenting a threatened fauna in a sky-island landscape

Redescription of Geogarypus minor, type species of the genus Geogarypus, and description of a new species from Italy (Pseudoscorpiones: Geogarypidae)

Short Communications

Effect of weather conditions on cohort splitting in a wolf spider species

Rabidosa rabida (Walckenaer, 1837) (Araneae: Lycosidae) does not require venom injection to capture prey in the lab