Common spiders of North America
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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Identification,
  • Spiders

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard A. Bradley ; illustrations by Steve Buchanon ; sponsored by the American Arachnological Society
ContributionsBuchanon, Steve, American Arachnological Society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL458.41.A1 B73 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25317020M
ISBN 109780520274884
LC Control Number2012018390

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