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Aranei, or, A natural history of spiders....

Aranei, or A Natural History of Spiders

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Thomas Martyn's Aranei translated into English Carl Alexander Clerck's Svenska spindlar/Aranei Svecici (Stockholm, 1757), the founding text on modern scientific nomenclature for spiders, with illustrations originally published in Eleazar Albin's Natural History of Spiders (London, 1736). Eleazar...Read More
The Crayfishes of Ohio

The Crayfishes of Ohio

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Published in 1926, Clarence Lester Turner’s (1890-1969) The Crayfishes of Ohio serves both as an introduction to the species and a survey of the various species of crayfish found in the Ohio region. A professor of zoology at Northwestern University, Turner also served as an investigator for Ohio...Read More
Die Spinnen Amerikas

Die Spinnen Amerikas

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The Russian Count Eugene von Keyserling (1833-1889) spent his career in the natural sciences specializing in spiders. His publications focus primarily on the spiders of North and South America, and Die Spinnen Amerikas constitutes his magnum opus, describing hundreds of species new to science. It...Read More
Title page of Crayfishes

Notes on the Crayfishes

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Published by the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Walter Faxon’s (1848-1920) Notes on the Crayfishes in the United States National Museum and the Museum of Comparative Zoology is just as the title describes. Faxon, who succeeded Dr. Hermann Hagen as the head of the Museum of Comparative Zoology’s...Read More
Book Spine: Shrimps, lobsters, and crabs of the Atlantic Coast of the Eastern United States, Maine to Florida

Shrimps, Lobsters, and Crabs

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Many of us may think of Old Bay and/or butter when we think of shrimp, lobster, and crabs, but for the scientists at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC), these creatures are viewed as part of food webs, as ecological invaders, or as proxies for understanding ecosystem dynamics...Read More
Svenska spindlar

Svenska Spindlar

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A member of the minor Swedish nobility, Clerck was a friend and correspondent of Linnaeus. He studied spiders, publishing his identifications and analyses in the present work along with observations on their behavior. In Swedish and Latin, it describes and illustrates 70 species and is a classic of...Read More