Spiders, Araneida, Araneae, families, genera, identification, keys, Iowa
Spiders were collected from various habitats in 7 counties of northwestern Iowa during the summer of 1985. Nineteen families and 69 genera were identified; these comprised 154 species. An additional 19 species in Families Linyphiidae and Micryphantidae were not identified to genus. Morphological keys to local families and genera are presented. A field key to some common spiders, based on ecological and behavioral characteristics, is also included.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1987 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Abraham, Barbara J.
"Keys to the Spiders of Northwestern Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 94(2), 37-50.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol94/iss2/3