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arachnology

[‚a‚rak′näl·ə·jē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The study of arachnids.
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But fellow arachnologist Myles Nolan has urged people not to be alarmed if they come across the beasts in their bedroom.
Edward Milner, an arachnologist studied and counted new species of spiders in the Colne Valley area around Heathrow.
Curator of Arthropods at the Manchester Museum in Britain, Logunov and Gromov, a widely traveled and extensively published arachnologist from Kazakhstan, describe 176 species of spider that live in the Central Asia country, which is as large as all of Western Europe.
Arachnologist Robert Raven, curator at the Queensland Museum in Australia, says there's not enough known about the species to make the discovery official, (http://www.
The arachnologist, or spider scientist, works at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Penelope and her team face villainous thugs, a power-crazed arachnologist and bureaucratic obstruction as they strive to interpret the inmates' writings.
Contemplating her often strained relationship with her arachnologist father, Firstman asks: "Good daughter or bad?
The author worked with arachnologist Greta Binford and photographer Christopher Knight to develop this fascinating narrative of Binford's adventure in research about spiders, at home and abroad.
I don't remember what we ate, but I recall meeting for the first time, the arachnologist, Robert Raven, one of my countrymen, and all together there was much railing against paraphyly.
However, University of Florida arachnologist Dr G B Edwards claims the brown widow's venom is twice as potent as black widow's.
She's released with the help of her arachnologist boyfriend and we flash forward to their spider-strewn apartment, on their wedding anniversary.
How did she manage to retain a high-level intelligence post despite failing her primary mission - to recruit Michael, a German arachnologist, who inexplicably is allowed to cross into North Korea to study spiders?