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Author Beccaloni, Jan, 1966-

Title Arachnids / Jan Beccaloni
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, [2009]
©2009

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Description 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Araneae (spiders) -- 3. Amblypygi (whip spiders) -- 4. Uropygi (whip scorpions, vinegaroons) -- 5. Schizomida (short-tailed whip scorpions) -- 6. Palpigradi (micro whip scorpions) -- 7. Ricinulei (hooded tick spiders, tick beetles) -- 8. Acari (mites and ticks) -- 9. Opilones (harvestmen, harvest spiders, daddy long legs spiders) -- 10. Scorpiones (scorpions) -- 11. Pseudoscorpiones (false scorpions, book scorpions) -- 12. Solifugae (camel spiders, wind spiders, wind scorpions, sun spiders)
Summary For many people, long-legged spiders, blood-sucking ticks and venomous scorpions are the stuff of nightmares. But to others they are a source of constant fascination. This book dispels common myths and misconceptions to reveal the truth about these weird, wonderful and often beautiful creatures
Analysis Acarina
Arachnida
Araneida
Mites
Scorpiones
Scorpions
Spiders
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-315) and index
Subject Arachnida.
Mites.
Scorpions.
Spiders.
LC no. 2009529041
ISBN 9780643096974 (hbk.)