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  • Benjamin, S.P., D. Dimitrov, R.G. Gillespie, and G. Hormiga. 2008. Family ties: molecular phylogeny of crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae). Cladistics 24: 708-722.
  • 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
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • Dondale, C.D. 1961. Life histories of some common spiders from trees and shrubs in Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Zoology 39: 777-787.
  • Dondale, C.D. 1964. Sexual behaviour and its application to a species problem in the spider genus Philodromus (Araneae: Thomisidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 42(5): 817-827.
  • Dondale, C.D. 1967. Sexual behaviour and the classification of the Philodromus rufus complex in North America (Araneae: Thomisidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 45(4): 453-459.
  • Dondale, C.D. 2005. Philodromidae. Pp. 192-193 in D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing, and V. Roth (eds.) Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual. American Arachnological Society.
  • Dondale, C.D. and J.H. Redner. 1968. The imbecillus and rufus groups of the spider genus Philodromus in North America (Araneida: Thomisidae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada No. 55. 78 pp.
  • Dondale, C.D. and J.H. Redner. 1969. The infuscatus and dispar groups of the spider genus Philodromus in North and Central America and the West Indies. The Canadian Entomologist 101(9): 921-954.
  • Dondale, C.D. and J.H. Redner. 1975. Revision of the spider genus Apollophanes (Araneida: Thomisidae). The Canadian Entomologist 107: 1175-1192.
  • Dondale, C.D. and J.H. Redner. 1975a. The fuscomarginatus and histrio groups of the spider genus Philodromus in North America (Araneida: Thomisidae). The Canadian Entomologist 107(4): 369-384.
  • Dondale, C.D. and J.H. Redner. 1976. A review of the spider genus Philodromus in the Americas (Araneida: Philodromidae) The Canadian Entomologist 108: 127-157.
  • Dondale, C.D. and J.H. Redner. 1978. The crab spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Philodromidae and Thomisidae). The Insects and Arachnids of Canada. Part 5. Agriculture Canada, Ottawa. Publication 1663. 255 pp.
  • Dondale, C.D., A.L. Turnbull, and J.H. Redner. 1964. Revision of the Nearctic species of Thanatus C.L. Koch (Araneae: Thomisidae). The Canadian Entomologist 96: 636-656.
  • Haynes, D.L. and P. Sisojevic. 1966. Predatory behaviour of Philodromus rufus Walckenear (Araneae: Thomisidae). The Canadian Entomologist 98(2): 113-133.
  • Homann, H. 1975. Die Stellung der Thomisidae und der Philodromidaeim System der Araneae (Chelicerata, Arachnida). Zeitschrift fur Morphologie und Ökologie der Tiere 80: 181-202.
  • Marusik, Y.M. 1989. Two new species of the spider genus Xysticus and synonymy of crab spiders (Aranei, Thomisidae, Philodromidae) from Siberia. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 68(4): 140-145.
  • Platnick, N. I. 2013. The world spider catalog, version 14.0. American Museum of Natural History, online at
  • Putnam, W.L. 1967. Life histories and habits of two species of Philodromus (Araneida: Thomisidae) in Ontario. The Canadian Entomologist 99: 622-631.
  • Sauer, R.J. and N.I. Platnick. 1972. The crab spider genus Ebo (Araneida: Thomisidae) in the United States and Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 104(1): 35-60.
  • Schick, R.X. 1965. The crab spiders of California (Araneida: Thomisidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 129(1): 1-180.
  • WoRMS (2014). Philodromidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at


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