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Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

Edited By: D Ubick, P Paquin, PE Cushing and V Roth

377 pages, 1400 line illus

American Arachnological Society

Spiralbound | Dec 2005 [2009 reprint] | #150804 | ISBN: 0977143902
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NHBS Price: £63.99 $81/€73 approx

About this book

This beautifully illustrated guide to the spider genera of North America, north of Mexico, provides over 1400 illustrations and keys to the genera in 68 spider families. Over 550 genera are included.


An introduction to spider morphology, natural history, collecting techniques, and spider preservation methods. An overview of the current status and most recent developments in spider phylogeny. A key to the 68 families found in North America north of Mexico. Keys to the genera in each of the 68 families. An etymological dictionary explaining the derivation of the names of spider genera and families. An illustrated glossary.

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