Masters ThesisPatterns of inheritance: defining geographical barriers of the spider Mimetus hesperus (Araneae; Mimetidae) along the Sierra Nevada MountainsParker, Jeffrey ThomasThe purpose of this study is to compare the genetic distances of Mimetus hesperus and Theridion neomexicanum within and between the San Joaquin Valley and Mojave Valley regions. To my best knowledge this is the first genetic study of M. hesperus. Moun . . .
ThesisCohen, Randy WadeReports of fungi growing on spiders number less than ten. None of the reports had indicated that the spider was alive at the time of the observation of the fungus. No studies have been made on infecting spiders with fungi, although there is extensive . . .
PosterThe effects of simulated acid rain on web-spinning spiders in the Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto RicoRowe-Gaddy, YulianaOur objective of this study was to assess the effects of simulated acid rain on web-spinning spider assemblages in the Luquillo Experimental Forest, and we hypothesized that acid rain would decrease the richness and abundance of web-spinning spider ta . . .