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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Alan rated it it was amazing Nov 11, In contrast, water spiders Argyroneta can stay submerged for several hours, if their adbomen is enclosed by an air bubble Heinzberger, As an overview it inevitably led me wanting more in-depth information about the various spiders briefly touched on within, but that will be for other books to lay out.

Shelley M Lawson rated it it was amazing Jul 10, I appreciate the details, but I wasn’t looking for something super hardcore biology. Containing five hundred new references, this book incorporates the latest research while dispelling many oft-heard myths and misconceptions that surround spiders.

Biology of Spiders – Rainer F. Foelix – Google Books

Andrew rated it liked it Jul 25, Don’t get me wrong, the first few chapters were good as well, but I have never been very good with the inner body biology stuff. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Liddell Limited preview – Bombardier beetles possess a fantastic defensive foelis 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. You had microscopic things like cell tissue and organs. Great intro to spider biology with lovely illustrations!


Jared rated it it was amazing Aug 17, The highly accessible text is supplemented by exceptional, high-quality photographs, many of them originals, and detailed diagrams. From chapter 5 and on, the book really picked up. Cornell Limited preview – Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Then one of them says “This book reads like stereo instructions I really learned a lot of good stuff and just about all my questions were answered.

Lawrence rated it really liked it Jun 17, Jun 15, Danielle rated it really liked it. First published in German inthe book is now in its third edition, and has established itself Academic Skip to main content.

Biology of Spiders – Rainer Foelix – Google Books

Or, it was just more of what I was looking for in the book. One of the only books to treat the whole spider, from its behavior and bioligy to its neurobiology and reproductive characteristics, Biology of Spiders is considered a classic in spider literature.

The author has completely updated and revised chapters on ecology, phylogeny and systematics to reflect current knowledge. Foelix is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts in spider biology.

Only with very low doses of the hallucinogen LSD could an increase in web regularity be observed. I have always had a hard time figuring that stuff out.


Like, a lot of big science words that I had no clue what they meant because there was no explanation. Bart van Herk rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Over illustrations are included as well as an extensive reference section.

Biology of Spiders

Matt rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Cells, microscopes, tissues, glands, and so on TJ Petrowski rated it liked it Dec 28, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 up to And there were plenty of shots of spiders doing things, like caring for their young or hunting.

It was really fascinating learning about how spiders build their webs, or how some spiders take care of their young. His studies were later expanded to other arachnid orders ticks, scorpions, whip spiders and to insects and selected veretebrates. You know that scene in Beetlejuice where they are trying to read The Handbook for fkelix Recently Deceased, but they look confused and can’t understand it.

Michelle rated it it was amazing Aug 12,