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The Oxyopidae (lynx spiders) of New Zealand
(Entomological Society of New Zealand, 1998)
The spider family Oxyopidae is revised for New Zealand. The sole species, Oxyopes gracilipes (White, 1849), occurring nationwide, is redescribed and distribution records are given. It is hypothesised that O. gracilipes is ...
The use of tree-mounted artificial shelters to investigate arboreal spider communities in New Zealand nature reserves
(American Arachnological Society, 2007)
Spiders have been advocated as valuable bio-indicators of forest ecosystem 'health.' However, the numbers and types of spiders that are recorded at a site will usually be highly dependent on the sampling method employed. ...
A preliminary molecular analysis of phylogenetic relationships of Australasian wolf spider genera (Araneae, Lycosidae)
(American Arachnological Society, 2002)
A data-set from the mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene subunit of 11 Australasian lycosid species (six New Zealand species and five Australian species) was generated. Three North American lycosid species, one European species and ...
Molecular insights into the biogeography and species status of New Zealand's endemic Latrodectus spider species; L. katipo and L. atritus (Araneae, Theridiidae)
(American Arachnological Society, 2005)
New Zealand's endemic sand dune Latrodectus widow spider species, L. katipo and L. atritus, possess behavioral and physiological attributes likely to promote dispersal over large distances. Morphological, physiological and ...