arachnology


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arachnology

[‚a‚rak′näl·ə·jē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The study of arachnids.
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The work outlines Lister's major contributions to arachnology and other fields and notes his close connections to many of the major scientific breakthroughs of the era.
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Bulletin of the British Arachnology Society 6:68-74.
Abbreviations used in the text and in the figure are as follows: ALE, anterior lateral eyes; AME, anterior median eyes; ap, apical; d, dorsal; MOA, median ocular area; MOA-L, length of MOA; MOA-WA, anterior width of MOA; MOA-WP, posterior width of MOA; PLE, posterior lateral eyes; PME, posterior median eyes; VTA, ventral tibial apophysis; pr, prolateral; rt, retrolateral; v, ventral; NUAM, Arachnology Museum of the Nigde University, Nigde, Turkey.
The findings appear in the Journal of Arachnology and PLoS ONE.