Biology of Spiders by Rainer Foelix

By Rainer Foelix

one of many in basic terms books to regard the complete spider, from its habit and body structure to its neurobiology and reproductive features, Biology of Spiders is thought of a vintage in spider literature. First released in German in 1979, the publication is now in its 3rd variation, and has proven itself because the ideally suited authority on those attention-grabbing creatures.

Containing new references, this publication accommodates the most recent learn whereas dispelling many oft-heard myths and misconceptions that encompass spiders. Of certain curiosity are chapters at the constitution and serve as of spider webs and silk, in addition to these on spider venom. a brand new subchapter on tarantulas will charm specifically to tarantula keepers and breeders.

The hugely available textual content is supplemented through extraordinary, fine quality images, lots of them originals, and targeted diagrams. it will likely be of curiosity to arachnologists, entomologists, and zoologists, in addition to to teachers, scholars of biology, and the final reader focused on spiders.

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