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Author Cowles, Jillian.

Title Amazing arachnids / Jillian Cowles
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Princeton University Press : Princeton University Press, 2018
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Prologue; 1. Introducing the Arachnids; 2. Scorpions: Scorpiones; 3. Pseudoscorpions: Pseudoscorpiones; 4. Vinegaroons: Thelyphonida (Uropygi); 5. Short-Tailed Whipscorpions: Schizomida; 6. Tailless Whipscorpions: Amblypygi; 7. Microwhipscorpions: Palpigradi; 8. Harvestmen: Opiliones; 9. Wind Spiders: Solifugae; 10. Ticks and Other Mites: Parasitiformes and Acariformes; 11. Spiders: Araneae, the Eight-Legged Puzzle; 12. Tarantulas, Trapdoor Spiders, and Their Kin: Mygalomorphs; 13. Orb Weavers: Araneidae, Tetragnathidae, and Uloboridae
14. Irregular Web Builders: Theridiidae, Nesticidae, Leptonetidae, Diguetidae, Dictynidae, and Pholcidae15. Crevice Weavers, Ground Weavers and Sheet Web Builders: Sicariidae, Filistatidae, Plectreuridae, Zoropsidae, Titanoecidae, Amaurobiidae, Oecobiidae, Linyphiidae, and Agelenidae; 16. Jumping Spiders: Salticidae; 17. Lynx Spiders: Oxyopidae; 18. Crab Spiders: Thomisidae, Sparassidae, Philodromidae, Selenopidae, and Zoropsidae; 19. Sand Spiders and Wolf Spiders: Homalonychidae and Lycosidae
20. Ghosts, Goblins, Pirates, and Other Wandering Hunters: Mimetidae, Corrinidae, Trachelidae, Gnaphosidae, Caponiidae, Dysderidae, Oonopidae, Anyphaenidae, Miturgidae, Eutichuridae, and Liocranidae21. Fishing Spiders: Pisauridae and Trechaleidae; 22. Spitting Spiders: Scytodidae; 23. In the Company of Arachnids; Acknowledgments; References; Index of Common and Scientific Names
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Subject Arachnida -- Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
Arachnida -- Southwest, New.
Spiders -- Southwest, New -- Pictorial works.
Spiders -- Southwest, New.
Genre/Form Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1400890187 (electronic bk.)
9781400890187 (electronic bk.)