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Pisauridae

Known as: nursery web spiders 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
With 333 described species, the Pisauridae is a moderately species-rich spider family. The family is world wide in distribution… Expand
2012
2012
The Neotropical spider genus Thaumasia Perty, 1833 is revised. Seven of the known species are redescribed andillustrated… Expand
Review
2012
Review
2012
The fishing (dock or wharf ) spiders ( Dolomedes spp. Latreille, 1804) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada were surveyed through… Expand
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2011
2011
The genera Nilus O. Pickard-Cambridge 1876, Sphedanus Thorell 1877 and Dendrolycosa Doleschall 1859 are revised. Nilus is… Expand
2010
2010
A new pisaurid spider, 'Inola daviesae' sp.n. is described from northern Queensland together with the first description of the… Expand
2008
2008
Dolomedes spiders of the family Pisauridae are one of free wandering spiders with semi-aquatic habitation. They do not build web… Expand
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1999
1999
Many pisaurid spiders inhabit the edges of bodies of fresh water and actively propel themselves across the water surface using… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Adult males of the hunting spider Pisaura mirabilis wrap up prey with silk and pass these nuptial gifts to females prior to… Expand
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Abstract This study shows that the semiaquatic spider Dolomedes triton (Araneae, Pisauridae) uses water surface waves to detect… Expand
1979
1979
Abstract The optics of the posterior eyes of the amphibious spider, Dolomedes aquaticus, are described. The lenses have strongly… Expand
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