arachnology


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arachnology

[‚a‚rak′näl·ə·jē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The study of arachnids.
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Nelson, "Polymorphism in an ant mimicking jumping spider," Journal of Arachnology, vol.
This volume examines the life and work of Martin Lister, a pioneering seventeenth century English naturalist and the father of arachnology, the study of spiders.
The work of artists such as Tomas Saraceno, with its interdisciplinary combinations of biology, arachnology (the study of spiders), sustainability, physics, and engineering, may provide the footing to turn Dyson's hybrid visions into reality.
According to National Geographic, a new study published in the Journal of Arachnology titled 'A vertebrate-eating jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Florida, USA' documented instances when regal jumping spiders were sighted hunting and eating animals larger than themselves, such as frogs and lizards.
Poster presented at the 17th International Congress of Arachnology, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Western Australian Museum: Perth)
(http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys/article/3547/an-extraordinary-new-family-of-spiders-from-caves-in) In a paper published in the journal Zookeys on Friday, scientists from the arachnology lab at the California Academy of Sciences described the new critter, which is about the size of a half-dollar coin and likes to hang from simple webs on the ceilings of caves.
The findings appear in the Journal of Arachnology and PLoS ONE.
European Arachnology. Acta zoologica bulgarica, Suppl.