Gasteracantha cancriformis — Literature

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  • Breene, R. G., D. Allen Dean, G. B. Edwards, Blain Hebert, Herbert W. Levi, Gail Manning, et al. 2003. Common Names of Arachnids, Fifth Edition. 42
  • Emerit, M. 1967. Le comportement sexuel d"une araignée Argiopidae Malgache a grand dimorphisme sexuel: Gasteracantha versicolor Walck (Araneidae). Bull. Muse. Nati. Hist. Natu. 39(5):898-907.
    Emerit, M. 1969. Contribution `a l"étude de la répartition biogéographique des Gastéracanthes de Madagascar. Bull. Muse. Nati. Hist. Natu. 41(1):196-200.
    Levi, H. W. 1978. The American Orb - Weaver genera Colphepeira, Micrathena , and Gasteracantha North of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zoo. 148(9). 442 p.
    Levi, H. W. 1996. The American Orb - Weaver Hypognatha , Encyosaccus , Xylethrus, Gasteracantha , and Enacrosoma (Araneae, Araneidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zoo. 155(3). 157 p.
    Muma, M. H and Stone, H. J. 1971.Predation of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Arachnida, Araneidae) Eggs in Florida citrus groves by Phalacrotophora epeirae (Insecta, Phoridae) and Arachnophaga ferruginea (Insecta, Eupelmidae)(Araneidae). The Flor. Ento. 54(4):305-310.
  • Levi, H. 1978. The American orb-weaver genera Colphepeira, Microtheno, and Gasteracantha North of Mexico. Bull.Mus.Comp.Zool., 148: 417-442.
  • Milne, L., M. Milne. 1980. The Audubon Society Field Guide Series. New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc..
  • Muma, M. 1971. Biological and Behavioral notes on *Gasteracantha cancriformis* (Arachnida: Araneidae). Florida Entemol., 54: 345-351.
  • Muma, M., K. Stone. 1971. Predation of *Gasteracantha cancriformis* (Arachnida: Araneidae) eggs in Florida citrus groves by *Phalacrotophora epeirae* (Insecta: Phoridae) and *Arachnophaga ferruginea* (Insecta: Eupelmidae). Florida Entemol., 54: 305-310.
  • Platnick, Norman I. 2011. website. The World Spider Catalog, v.11.0. American Museum of Natural History. Database built by Robert J. Raven from the files underlying the website at DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001


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