Fauna, Checklists, and Biogeography

ArachnidsInformation on arachnids of the Socotra Archipelago (Germany)6/5/05
Arachnids occurring in Glen Affric, ScotlandInsects and Arachnids occurring in Glen Affric. Caledonian Forest Information Centre (Scotland)6/5/05
Arachnids that occur at StenglWith pictures of Araneus bicentarius, Rabid wolf spider, Green lynx spider, Northern crab spider and the Bold jumper. Phil Schappert. The University of Texas at Austin (USA)10/9/04
Argentina: Lista de especies de escorpiones argentinos. Luis E. Acosta. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Includes a map of range patterns (Argentina)12/7/03
Argentina: Lista de especies de opiliones argentinos. Luis E. Acosta. Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina)12/7/03
Australia: Biodiversity of Australasian Ground SpidersDonat Agosti and Kefyn Catley. American Museum of Natural History (USA)12/7/03
Australia: Faunal Lists, Taxonomy, and Biogeography of Australian ArachnidsAn interactive www database of Australian arachnid fauna (including Scorpions, Amblypygi, Schizomida, Pseudoscorpiones, Opiliones, Acarina, Palpigradi, and (in part) Araneae). Australian Biological Resources Study. (Australia).
  • http://www.butbn.cas.cz/klimes/arachno/catal.html Catalogue of Spiders of the Czech Republic . A catalogue of Czech arachnofauna with coverage of 830 spider species.
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    Australia: The Wolf Spiders of Australia (Araneae, Lycosidae)Checklist, Taxonomy and Identification. Volker W. Framenau, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne (Australia)12/7/03
    Belgium: OpilionesLuc Vanhercke (Belgium)12/7/03
    BeNeLux and Germanic Europe: Checkliste der SpinnentiereChecklist of the arachnids of Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and The Netherlands. Theo Blick, Ambros Hänggi & Konrad Thaler (in German and English) (Germany)12/7/03
    BeNeLux: spider distribution mapsDistribution maps for the spiders in The Netherlands. Belgium and Luxembourg will be added later. Piet Tutelaers (in Dutch) (The Netherlands)12/7/03
    Canada, Alberta: SpidersPreliminary list of spider species (Araneae) collected in Alberta. C. Buddle (Canada)12/7/03
    Canada, Manitoba: A Checklist of Manitoba Spiders (Araneae)With notes on Geographic Relationships. An annotated list of spider species is compiled from museum collections and several personal collections. This list includes 483 species in 20 families; 139 species are new provincial records. The spider fauna of Manitoba is compared with that of British Columbia, Quebec, and Newfoundland. Naturaliste canadien 117:215-237. Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Home Page. C. W. Aitchison-Benell &C. D. Dondale (USA)6/5/05
    Checklist of the Arachnids of Central EuropeArachnids of Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands, by HŠnggi & Konrad Thaler11/30/05
    Corsica: Inventaire des araignées de CorseNorbert Verneau (in French) (France)12/7/03
    Croatia: Pregled Inventara Hrvatske EntomofauneChecklist of the spiders, scorpions, pseudoscorpions, mites, opiliones and other invertebrates in Croatia. Bogomir Milosevic. The Croatian Entomological Society (in Croatian) (Croatia)12/7/03
    Czech and Slovak Republics: Check-list of spiders and harvestmenArachnological Section of the Czech Entomological Society (Czech Republic)12/7/03
    Czech Republic, Palava Biosphere Reserve: InvertebratesInvertebrates of the Palava Biosphere Reserve of the UNESCO, with a list of the Araneae, Pseudoscorpions, Opiliones & Acari. Masaryk University (Czech Republic)12/7/03
    Denmark: Dyr i DanmarkList of spiders, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones and mites in Denmark (in Danish) (Denmark)12/7/03
    Ecuador: Working List of Spiders of Ecuador (excluding the Galapagos Islands)Vincent D. Roth (USA)12/7/03
    Endangered Cave Arachnids ResearchConservation Phylogenetics of Texas Cave Arachnids. This research is funded by the US Fish & Wildife Service and the La Cantera Development Company. Dr. Pierre Paquin (USA)6/5/05
    Family Salticidae - IllinoisList of salticids collected at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and other Will County sites since summer 1997 by Frank Pascoe and undergraduate students at the University of St. Francis. (USA)10/19/03
    Germany, Baden-Württemberg: SpinnenList of spiders from Baden-Württemberg. Franz Renner (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany, Hessen: Liste der bisher aus Hessen bekannten Weberknechte (Opiliones)Andreas Malten (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Rote Liste der gefährdeten WebspinnenPDF. Rote Liste der gefährdeten Webspinnen (Arachnida: Araneae) in Nordrhein-Westfalen mit Checkliste und Angaben zur …kologie der Arten. Martin Kreuels & Ralph Platen. Landesanstalt für Ökologie, Bodenordnung und Forsten des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (in German) (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Spinnen von Nordrhein-WestfalenLandesanstalt für Ökologie, Bodenordnung und Forsten des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (in German) (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany, Saarland: Checkliste der Spinnen des SaarlandesDelattinia. Arbeitsgemeinsfaft für Tier- und Pflanzengeographische Heimatforschung im Saarland E.V. (in German) (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany, Schleswig-Holsteins: Die Spinnen Schleswig-Holsteins, Rote ListeNatur- und Umweltinformationssystem Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany: Nachweiskarten der Spinnentiere DeutschlandsArachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones. Maps with the distribution of the species in Germany (in German) (Germany)12/7/03
    Germany: Nachweiskarten der Spinnentiere DeutschlandsArachnida: Araneida, Opilionida, Pseudoscorpionida. Arachnologische Gesellschaft e. V. (in German) (Germany)12/7/03
    Guide to French Salticidae / Guide des Salticidae FrancaisesJumping spiders. Yvan Montardi (France)10/9/04
    Hungary: Checklist of Hungarian spiders - Magyarországi pókok faunThe Hungarian Arachnologists home page (Hungaria)12/7/03
    Ibérica: Catálogo de Arañas de la Península Ib&eacutA catalogue of all Iberian spiders. Grupo Ibérico de Aracnología (G.I.A.) (Spain)
    Italy, Sicily: Spiders of SicilyAmbienti Naturali e Antropici di Sicilia. This site contains textual and multimedial information regarding the natural and cultural patrimony of Sicily and its surrounding islands. Angelo Messina, Pietro Pavone e Fabio Viglianisi. (in Italian and English) (Italy)12/7/03
    Japan, Mt. Shigi, western of Nara Prefecture: A list of spidersWith some pictures. Sekine Mikio. (in Japanese) (Japan)12/7/03
    Japan, Okinawa: Spiders in OkinawaSpecies list and pictures. Akio Tanikawa (in Japanese and English) (Japan)12/7/03
    Japan: Jumping SpidersWith information, checklist and pictures. Hiroyoshi Ikeda & M. Ban (in English and Japanese) (Japan)12/7/03
    Japan: Spiders of JapanThe complete list of Japanese spiders. Akio Tanikawa (in Japanese) (Japan)12/7/03
    Jumping spiders of America North of MexicoA very good site with a lot of information, picture and movies about Jumping spiders (Salticidae). Wayne Maddison, University of Arizona (USA)10/9/04
    Jumping Spiders of Canada (Araneae: Salticidae)Jumping Spiders of Canada by C.M. Buddle & D.P. Shorthouse (Canada)10/19/03
    Latvia: Check-List of Latvian Gamasina Mites (Acari, Mesostigmata)Ineta Salmane (Latvia)12/7/03
    Lebanon: Les invertebres terrestres du LibanWith a list of spiders of Lebanon. Ministry of Agriculture (in French) (Lebanon)12/7/03
    Madagascar: Spiders recorded from MadagascarList and some pictures. V. D. Roth, D. Ubick, and C. E. Griswold. California Academy of Sciences (USA)12/7/03
    Nearctic: Spiders of North AmericaThis page is an initial attempt to provide a list of valid names for the spiders (Araneae) which occur in North America north of Mexico. Richard Bradley (USA)12/7/03
    Neotropics: A catalog of the Linyphiid spidersThis catalog provides a list of the American linyphiid spiders (Araneae, Linyphiidae) described south of the continental United States and lists under each species all relevant taxonomic publications. The geographic area covered in this catalog includes South America and its offshore islands, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies. The islands of Tristan da Cuhna, Juan Fernández and the Galapagos have their major faunal associations with South America and are included. The format of this catalog is similar to that of the North American checklist (Roth, 1986). It differs in listing the type species of each genus and providing a complete bibliography. Donald. J. Buckle & Gustavo Hormiga12/7/03
    Norway: Araneae NorvegiaeChecklist and Distribution Maps of Norwegian Spiders with Taxonomic, Zoogeographic and Ecological Notes. Kjetil Aakra and Erling Hauge (Norway)12/7/03
    Palearctic: Distribution map of the European scorpionsBenjamin Gantenbein, Institute of Zoology, Berne (Switzerland)12/7/03
    Poland: Checklist of Spiders of PolandJanusz Kupryjanowicz. Institute of Biology. University of Bialystok (Poland)12/7/03
    Portugal: ARACNIS - Portuguese spiders checklistPedro Cardoso (Portugal)12/7/03
    Portugal: Lista das aranhas Portuguesas - Checklist of the Portuguese SpidersList of the spiders of Portugal (incomplete). Pedro Miguel Bondoso Cardoso (in Portuguese and English) (Portugal)12/7/03
    Provisional List of Ohio SpidersProvisional List of Ohio Spiders by Dr. Richard A. Bradley (USA)10/19/03
    Romania: Faunenliste der Spinnen RumäniensChecklist of the Romanian spiders. Weiss I. & Urák I. (Germany)12/7/03
    Rote Liste der Spinnen Kärntens (Arachnida: Araneae)PDF. C. Komposch & K.-H. Steinberger (in German) (Austria)10/9/04
    Siberia: Siberian SpidersList of the spiders of Siberia. Oleg Berlov (Russia)12/7/03
    Slovenia: Invertebrates at the Triglav National Park, SloveniaJurij Dobravec (Slovenia)12/7/03
    Spider Species of Maine -- a preliminary annotated listSpider Species of Maine -- a preliminary annotated list by Scott Carlton (USA)10/19/03
    SpidersA collection of spiders from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea comprises more than 5000 specimens and represent 372 species.6/5/05
    Spiders in OhioMuch information about spiders. Clay Harris & Dr. Richard Bradley, The Ohio State University, Marion (USA)10/9/04
    Spiders of LithuaniaFull list of all species found in Lithuania, with distribution maps, description, morphology, biogeographical resources, etc. Algirdas Vilkas (Lithuanian and English) (Lithuania)10/9/04
    Spiders of Turkey Provides full checklist of Turkish spiders, photographs, general properties of spiders, poisonous spiders, and list of spider families (Turkey)11/29/04
    Spiders of Wisconsin (Araneae)A preliminary list of those spiders presumed to inhabit Wisconsin. by Michael L. Draney (USA)6/5/05
    Stengl ArachnidsArachnids known to occur at the Stengl Lost Pines Biological Station (Texas, USA)6/5/05
    Sweden: Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in SwedenTorbjörn Kronestedt. Department of Entomology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm (Sweden)12/7/03
    UK, Fair Isle: Spider studies on Fair IsleSpecies recorded for Fair Isle (Shetland). Edward Milner and Nick Riddiford (UK)12/7/03
    UK, Isle of Man: SpidersProvisional list to March 1997. James Wright (UK)12/7/03
    UK, North Wales: SpidersWith lists and distribution maps. Richard Gallon (UK)12/7/03
    UK, Northern Ireland: Checklist of the Spiders of Northern IrelandDOC. Damian McFerran (UK)12/7/03
    UK, Staffodshire: A Millennium Atlas of the Spiders of StaffordshireG.Craig Slawson (UK)12/7/03
    UK, Staffordshire: Opiliones - HarvestmenThis is the full known list of harvestmen present in Staffordshire to date. Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan (UK)12/7/03
    UK, Staffordshire: Pseudoscorpiones - False scorpionsThis is a list of known false scorpions present in Staffordshire to date. Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan (UK)12/7/03
    UK, Staffordshire: Spiders in StaffordshireThe spider list includes all known spiders present in Staffordshire to date. Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan (UK)12/7/03
    USA, California, San Diego County: Checklist of SpidersJim Berrian. San Diego Natural History Museum (USA)12/7/03
    USA, California: Spiders from the Hastings Reserve collectionList of spiders from Hastings Reserve donated to the California Academy of Sciences in July 1999. List provided by D. Ubick, J. Ledford, and S. Fend. California (USA)12/7/03
    USA, California: Spiders of CaliforniaList with info. Steve Lew (USA)12/7/03
    USA, Louisiana: Checklist of the Spiders of Northwestern LouisianaLaurence M. Hardy, Museum of Life Sciences, LSUS, LA (USA)12/7/03
    USA, Michigan: List of Spiders Likely to occur in the E.S. George ReserveMichigan, Livingston County. Species on list are here either because they have been recorded from the George Reserve itself, or from contiguous counties, or from general distribution in the southern half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. H.D. Cameron, University of Michigan (USA)12/7/03
    USA, New Mexico: Checklist of the Arthropods of New MexicoThe following orders of Arachnida are represented in New Mexico: Araneae (spiders), Uropygi (vinegaroons or whiptail scorpions), Acari (mites), Opiliones (harvestmen), Scorpiones (scorpions), Pseudoscorpiones (pseudoscorpions) and Solifugae (sun spiders or windscorpions). Univ. of New Mexico (USA)12/7/03
    USA, Southwest: Spiders of the arid southwestA preliminary list of the spiders (Araneae) of the arid southwesst (Arizona, New Mexico and Trans-Pecos Texas). Richman & Cutler (USA)12/7/03
    World Species List: Invertebrates (not insects)Richard Stafursky, Environmental Inventory Data (USA)12/7/03
    World: Linyphiid spidersA regularly updated list of genera and species of the spider family Linyphiidae of the world with zoogeographical information.. Tanasevitch Andrei V. (Russia)12/7/03
    World: Spiders of the WorldAn interactive exercise enlisting students (spiders keyed to family). Rosie Gillespie (International)12/7/03
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