An updated translation by the author of the second German-language edition from Thieme Verlag, published under licence agreement with that publisher under dual imprint. This is the definitive text on all aspects of spider biology. The author places greater emphasis on ecology and systematics in this edition, in response to the only criticisms made of the first edition.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Spiders ; 2. Functional Anatomy ; 3. Metabolism ; 4. Neurobiology ; 5. Spider Webs ; 6. Locomotion and Prey Capture ; 7. Reproduction ; 8. Development ; 9. Ecology ; 10. Phylogeny and Systematics
Dr. R.F. Foelix is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts in spider biology.