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  • Bond, J.E. and B.D. Opell. 2002. Phylogeny and taxonomy of the genera of southwestern North American Euctenizinae trapdoor spiders and their relatives (Araneae: Mygalomorphaeae, Cyrtaucheniidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 136: 487-534.
  • Bond, J.E. and M. Hedin. 2006. A total evidence assessment of the phylogeny of North American euctenizine trapdoor spiders (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Cyrtaucheniidae) using Bayesian inference. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41(1): 70-85.
  • Bond, J.E., B.E. Hendrixson, C.A. Hamilton, and M. Hedin. 2012. A Reconsideration of the Classification of the Spider Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Arachnida: Araneae) Based on Three Nuclear Genes and Morphology. PLoS One. 7(6): e38753.
  • Bond, J.E.. 2005. Cyrtaucheniidae. Pp. 45-47 in D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing, and V. Roth (eds.) Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual. American Arachnological Society.
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  • Goloboff, P.A. 1993. A reanalysis of mygalomorph spider families (Araneae). American Museum Novitates No. 3056: 1-32.
  • Hedin, M. and J.E. Bond. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics of the spider infraorder Mygalomorphae using nuclear rRNA genes (18S and 28S): Conflict and agreement with the current system of classification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 454–471.
  • Platnick, N. I. 2013. The world spider catalog, version 14.0. American Museum of Natural History, online at
  • Raven, R.J. 1985. The spider infraorder mygalomorphae (Araneae): cladistics and systematics. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 182(1): 1-180.


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