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  • Bradley, R.A. 2013. Common Spiders of North America. University of California Press, Berkeley.
  • 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
  • Bruce, J.A. and J.E. Carico. 1988. Silk use during mating in Pisaurina mira (Walckenaer) (Araneae, Pisauridae). Journal of Arachnology 16: 1-4.
  • Candek, Klemen, Gregoric, Matjaz, Kostanjsek, Rok, Frick, Holger, Kropf, Christian, Kuntner, Matjaz, Miller, Jeremy A., Hoeksema, Bert W. (2013): Targeting a portion of central European spider diversity for permanent preservation. Biodiversity Data Journal 1, 980: 980-980, URL:
  • Carico, J.E. 1972. The Nearctic spider genus Pisaurina (Pisauridae). Psyche 79(4): 295-310.
  • Carico, J.E. 1973. The Nearctic species of the genus Dolomedes (Araneae: Pisauridae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 114: 435-488.
  • Carico, J.E. 1976. The spider genus Tinus (Pisauridae). Psyche 83(1): 63-78.
  • Carico, J.E. 1985. Description and significance of the juvenile web of Pisaurina mira (Walck.) (Araneae: Pisauridae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 6(7): 295-296.
  • Carico, J.E. 2005. Pisauridae. Pp. 199-200 in D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing, and V. Roth (eds.) Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual. American Arachnological Society.
  • Deltshev, Christo, Komnenov, Marjan, Blagoev, Gergin, Georgiev, Teodor, Lazarov, Stoyan, Stojkoska, Emilija, Naumova, Maria (2013): Faunistic diversity of spiders (Araneae) in Galichitsa mountain (FYR Macedonia). Biodiversity Data Journal 1, 977: 977-977, URL:
  • Iorio, E. and O. Villepoux. 2012. Découverte de l’araignée Dolomedes plantarius (Clerck, 1757) (Araneae, Pisauridae) dans trois nouvelles stations en Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, et réflexion sur la nécessité d’une protection régionale du genre Dolomedes. Bulletin Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 40(1): 43-54.
  • Platnick, N. I. 2014. The world spider catalog, version 14.5. American Museum of Natural History, online at
  • Santos, A.J. 2007. A phylogenetic analysis of the nursery-web spider family Pisauridae, with emphasis on the genera Architis and Staberius (Araneae: Lycosoidea). Zoologica Scripta 36: 489-507.
  • Sierwald, P. 1989. Morphology and ontogeny of female copulatory organs in American Pisauridae, with special reference to homologous features (Arachnida: Araneae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 484: 1-24.
  • Sierwald, P. 1990. Morphology and homologous features in the male palpal organ in Pisauridae and other spider families, with notes on the taxonomy of Pisauridae (Arachnida, Araneae). Nemouria, Occasional Papers of the Delaware Museum of Natural History 35: 1-59.
  • Sierwald, P. 1997. Phylogenetic Analysis of Pisaurine Nursery Web Spiders, with Revisions of Tetragonophthalma and Perenethis (Araneae, Lycosoidea, Pisauridae). Journal of Arachnology 25(3): 361-407.


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