Nephilid Bibliography

Searches for literature in any way relevant to nephilid spiders yielded more than a thousand references, which are presented here but not carefully filtered for duplicates and errors. This nephilid bibliography with 1,122 references (updated in May 2007) is available as EndNote and text files, please download them from the links below:

Nephilid papers by M. Kuntner and colleagues

  • Kuntner, M., Agnarsson, I. & Gregorič, M. 2009. Spider eunuch phenomenon induced by female or rival male aggressiveness. Journal of Arachnology 00: 000-000.
  • Kuntner, M. & Agnarsson, I. 2009. Phylogeny accurately predicts behavior in Indian Ocean Clitaetra spiders (Araneae: Nephilidae). Invertebrate Systematics 23: 193-204. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Schneider, J. M. 2009. Intersexual arms race? Genital coevolution in nephilid spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae). Evolution, 63: 1451-1463 [PDF] [media coverage]
  • Kuntner, M., Kralj-Fišer, S., Schneider, J. M. & Li, D. 2009. Mate plugging via genital mutilation in nephilid spiders: an evolutionary hypothesis. Journal of Zoology 277: 257-266. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Hormiga, G. 2008. Phylogeny of extant nephilid orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae): testing morphological and ethological homologies. Cladistics 24: 147-217. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M., Haddad, C. R., Aljančič, G. & Blejec, A. 2008. Ecology and web allometry of Clitaetra irenae, an arboricolous African orb-weaving spider (Araneae, Araneoidea, Nephilidae). Journal of Arachnology 36: 583-594. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. 2007. A monograph of Nephilengys, the pantropical ‘hermit spiders’ (Araneae, Nephilidae, Nephilinae). Systematic Entomology 32: 95-135. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. 2006. Phylogenetic systematics of the Gondwanan nephilid spider lineage Clitaetrinae (Araneae, Nephilidae). Zoologica Scripta 35: 19-62. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. & Levi, H. W. 2006. Nephila hirta, a new synonym of Eustala fuscovittata (Araneae, Araneidae). Journal of Arachnology 34: 444-447. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. 2005. A revision of Herennia (Araneae, Nephilidae, Nephilinae), the Australasian ‘coin spiders’. Invertebrate Systematics 19: 391–436. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. 2005. On the validity of the Japanese spider genus Metimorpha (Araneae, Araneidae). Zoological Science 22: 1277-1278. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. 2002. The placement of Perilla (Araneae, Araneidae) with comments on araneid phylogeny. Journal of Arachnology 30: 281-287. [PDF]
  • Kuntner, M. & G. Hormiga. 2002. The African spider genus Singafrotypa (Araneae, Araneidae). Journal of Arachnology 30: 129-139. [PDF]

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