An updated translation of the definitive text on spider biology by the author of the second German-language edition from Thieme Verlag. The writer places. Biology of Spiders has 47 ratings and 9 reviews. Namrirru said: I love this book! Not just because I love spiders, but this book is lucidly written and f. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Biology of spiders / Rainer F. Foelix | Traducción de: Biologie der spinnen Incluye bibliografía e índice.

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I appreciate the details, but I wasn’t looking for something super hardcore biology.

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Of special interest are chapters on the structure and function of spider webs and silk, as well as those on spider venom. A new subchapter on tarantulas will appeal especially to tarantula keepers and breeders.

If the drug concentration was raised by one order to 0. Most drugs tend to have a negative influence on web irregularity. While not all my questions were answered, this was a great book to read and I really enjoyed learning more about my little spider friends. They read like a biology text book for college. His studies were later expanded to other arachnid orders ticks, scorpions, whip spiders and to insects and selected veretebrates.

Account Options Sign in. The importance of the book lungs becomes clear after one closes the lung slits with vaseline; after only 2 minutes the animals become severely paralyzed and after several hours most of them are dead Kaestner, Open Preview See a Problem?

Foelix goes in to great detail about the anatomy of spiders. Also, a lot of the questions I had about spiders came from this section of the book.


Biology of Spiders by Rainer F. Jared rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Aug 14, Ned Rust rated it it was amazing.

A great text book on spiders! Choose your country or region Close. Jul 12, Namrirru rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Aug 31, Dave marked it as to-read Shelves: It will be of interest to arachnologists, entomologists, and zoologists, as well as to academics, students of biology, and the general reader curious about spiders. Abhilesh Dhawanjewar rated it it was amazing Jul 26, HawkinsHoward V. The highly accessible text is supplemented by exceptional, high-quality photographs, many of them originals, and detailed diagrams.

They had less of the big biology terms and dealt more with behaviors and habits. You know that scene in Beetlejuice where they are trying to read The Handbook for the Recently Deceased, but they look confused and can’t understand it.

Andrew rated it liked it Jul 25, There were extreme close up shots of spiders so you could see details on certain parts of their bodies, such as their eyes or joints. Refresh and try again.

Nov 21, Jeffrey rated it really liked it. Originally posted on the book blog Creature From the Book Lagoon.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing rxiner. In contrast, water spiders Argyroneta can stay submerged for several hours, if their adbomen is enclosed by an air bubble Heinzberger, At some point, I wouldn’t mind tracking down the a copy of the newest expanded edition and see what all has been changed or added. Nov 24, Ken-ichi added it Shelves: Matt rated it it was amazing Mar 19, A great overview of Spider physiology and behavior.


Biology of Spiders

For some unknown reason, the brain is pretty much glossed over. I would call this the ultimate book when it comes to spiders. First published inthis was the first textbook on spiders since ; the new edition contains all the information gathered since that time, including the entire world literature on spiders biolog to While I did enjoy seeing the photos, some times it was a little bit hard to see them clearly because they were old black and white shots and sometimes things just blended in too much with backgrounds or surrounding items.

Cells, microscopes, tissues, glands, and so on Cornell Limited preview – There were also numerous illustrations.

Lawrence rated it really liked it Jun 17, My copy came out in translated from the German editionbut I want to point out that this book has had at least 2 expanded editions, once in the 90’s and once in Viology were plenty of pictures to look at.

Even from arachnologists, spiders can’t get no love! Not just because I love spiders, but this book is lucidly written and filled with interesting anecedotes. References to this book Ecology of Agricultural Pests: By Rainer Foelix Spiders are not exactly renowned for biolgy colorful animals.