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Author Adams, Richard J

Title Field guide to the spiders of California and the Pacific Coast states / text by R.J. Adams, illustrations by Tim D. Manolls
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (454 pages) : illustrations
Series California natural history guides
California natural history guides.
Contents Cover; FIELD GUIDE TO THE SPIDERS OF CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC COAST STATES; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; SPIDER FAMILY ACCOUNTS; Theraphosidae; Nemesiidae; Antrodiaetidae; Euctenizidae; Ctenizidae; Dipluridae; Mecicobothriidae; Hypochilidae; Filistatidae; Segestriidae; Caponiidae; Oonopidae; Dysderidae; Trogloraptoridae; Scytodidae; Sicariidae; Diguetidae; Plectreuridae; Pholcidae; Leptonetidae; Telemidae; Mysmenidae; Anapidae; Uloboridae; Oecobiidae; Mimetidae; Nesticidae; Theridiidae; Araneidae; Tetragnathidae; Pimoidae; Linyphiidae; Anyphaenidae; Miturgidae
ClubionidaeCorinnidae; Liocranidae; Prodidomidae; Gnaphosidae; Salticidae; Thomisidae; Philodromidae; Selenopidae; Sparassidae; Homalonychidae; Zoridae; Dictynidae; Cybaeidae; Hahniidae; Zodariidae; Tengellidae; Pisauridae; Zoropsidae; Oxyopidae; Lycosidae; Agelenidae; Amaurobiidae; Titanoecidae; Desidae; Amphinectidae; Glossary; Additional Resources; References; Index
Summary With over 40,000 described species, spiders have adapted to nearly every terrestrial environment across the globe. Over half of the world's spider families live within the three contiguous Pacific Coast states-not surprising considering the wide variety of habitats, from mountain meadows and desert dunes to redwood forests and massive urban centers. This beautifully illustrated, accessible guide covers all of the families and many of the genera found along the Pacific Coast, including introduced species and common garden spiders. The author provides readers with tools for identifying many of t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 29, 2013)
Subject Spiders -- California -- Identification.
Spiders -- Pacific States -- Identification.
Genre/Form Field guides.
Form Electronic book
Author Manolls, Tim D
ISBN 0520957040 (electronic bk.)
9780520957046 (electronic bk.)