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Revision of the genus Trechalea thorell (Araneae, Trechaleidae) with a review of the taxonomy of the Trechaleidae and Pisauridae of the Western Hemisphere
The spider family Trechaleidae, introduced by Simon in 1898 but abandoned immediatel y thereafter, is defined . Characters proposed for trechaleids by recent authors for this family and someExpand
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Nuptial gifts and sexual behavior in two species of spider (Araneae, Trechaleidae, Paratrechalea)
Male delivering of a prey packed in silk as a nuptial gift is rare in spiders and restricted until now to Pisauridae. Here, we describe this behavioral pattern found in two Trechaleidae species,Expand
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DESCRIPTIONS OF TWO NEW SPIDER GENERA OF TRECHALEIDAE (ARANEAE, LYCOSOIDEA) FROM SOUTH AMERICA
Abstract Two new genera in the spider family Trechaleidae, Trechaleoides and Paratrechalea, are described. The females of the two known species of Trechaleoides, T. keyserlingi (F.O.P.-Cambridge)Expand
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REVISION OF THE SPIDER GENUS HESYDRUS (ARANEAE, LYCOSOIDEA, TRECHALEIDAE)
Abstract Hesydrus palustris Simon and H. habilis (O.P.-Cambridge) are redescribed. Four new species are described: H. caripito, H. yacuiba and H. chanchamayo are described only from females, and H.Expand
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Taxonomic review of the Neotropical spider genus Paradossenus (Araneae: Lycosoidea: Trechaleidae: Trechaleinae) with a new erection of the subfamily Trechaleinae and a key to included genera
Abstract The Neotropical spider genus Paradossenus is revised and currently comprises a total of 14 species. P. andinus (Simon 1898), P. protentus (Karsch 1879) and P. venezuelanus (Simon 1898) areExpand
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Revision of the Neotropical nursery-web spider genus Thaumasia Perty, 1833 (Araneae: Lycosoidea: Pisauridae: Thaumasiinae)
The Neotropical spider genus Thaumasia Perty, 1833 is revised. Seven of the known species are redescribed andillustrated: Thaumasia senilis Perty, 1833 (type-species); T. abrahami Mello-Leitao, 1948;Expand
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SECONDARY USE OF THE REMOVED ORB WEB BY MECYNOGEA LEMNISCA TA (WALCKENAER) (ARANEAE, ARANEIDAE)
A Mecynogea lemniscata (Walek.) female with egg sacs removes her orb web by breaking the peripheral anchoring threads and the upper and lower guying threads attached to the surrounding labyrinth. TheExpand
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Revision of the Neotropical spider genus Enna (Araneae, Lycosoidea, Trechaleidae)
Abstract The spider genus Enna is revised and the five previously known species [E. estebanensis (Simon 1898) (Venezuela), E. jullieni (Simon 1898) (Panama, Colombia), E. minor Petrunkevitch 1925Expand
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On the taxonomy of Trechaleidae (Araneae: Lycosoidea) from South America
Abstract A new species of Trechalea Thorell 1869, T. rothi from Colombia, South America, is described, illustrated and compared with the only other two species of the genus also known from Colombia,Expand
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