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Phylogeny of the orb-web building spiders (Araneae, Orbiculariae: Deinopoidea, Araneoidea)
Abstract This phylogenetic analysis of 31 exemplar taxa treats the 12 families of Araneoidea (Anapidae, Araneidae, Cyatholipidae, Linyphiidae, Mysmenidae, Nesticidae, Pimoidae, Symphytognathidae,Expand
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Investigations into the phylogeny of the Lycosoid spiders and their kin (Arachnida: Araneae, Lycosoidea)
Griswold, Charles E. Investigations into the Phy logeny of the Lycosoid Spiders and Their Kin (Arachnida: Araneae: Lycosoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 539, 39 pages, 87 figures, 4Expand
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Atlas of phylogenetic data for entelegyne spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae: Entelegynae) with comments on their phylogeny
2 Introduction 2 Taxon choice 3 Conventions 5 Materials and methods 5 Specimen preparation 6 Acknowledgments 7 Results 8 The Entelegyne exemplars 8 Agelenidae 8 Amaurobiidae 9 Amphinectidae 12Expand
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Designing and Testing Sampling Protocols to Estimate Biodiversity in Tropical Ecosystems
Sampling methods to estimate total species richness of a defined area (conservation unit, national park, field station, "community") will play an important role in research on the global loss ofExpand
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Spider phylogenomics: untangling the Spider Tree of Life
Spiders (Order Araneae) are massively abundant generalist arthropod predators that are found in nearly every ecosystem on the planet and have persisted for over 380 million years. Spiders have longExpand
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Towards a Phylogeny of Entelegyne Spiders (Araneae, Araneomorphae, Entelegynae)
We propose a phylogeny for all entelegyne families with cribellate members based on a matrix of 137 characters scored for 43 exemplar taxa and analyzed under parsimony. The cladogram confirms theExpand
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Treating fossils as terminal taxa in divergence time estimation reveals ancient vicariance patterns in the palpimanoid spiders.
Incorporation of fossils into biogeographic studies can have a profound effect on the conclusions that result, particularly when fossil ranges are nonoverlapping with extant ranges. This is the caseExpand
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A revision of the African spiders of the family Microstigmatidae (Araneae: Mygalomorphae)
The African Microstigmatidae, all Microstigmata, are revised. Predictions implicit in the familial cladogram of Platnick & Forster (1982) are tested and corroborated. Six species of Microstigmata areExpand
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