By Rainer F. Foelix
A huge quantity of analysis in spider biology lately has ended in major new insights into this various crew of organisms. The reaction to this outpouring is an up to date version of this largely seemed vintage. First released in 1979, this was once the 1st textbook on spiders given that 1930; the recent variation comprises all of the details amassed due to the fact that that point, together with the total international literature on spiders as much as 1994. the writer has thoroughly up to date and revised chapters on ecology, phylogeny and systematics to mirror present wisdom. Over 2 hundred illustrations are integrated in addition to an intensive reference part. the single sleek textbook to be had at the topic, it will end up a useful source for execs, scholars, and researchers in zoology, entomology, ecology and body structure.
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