Spider common names

Bob Mesibov mesibov at SOUTHCOM.COM.AU
Wed Oct 13 21:50:43 CDT 1999

In the popular book cited below, Bert Brunet calls Dipluridae and
Nemesiidae "funnel-web-like" spiders, while Hexathelidae are
"funnel-web" spiders (p. 85).

Brunet, B. 1996. Spiderwatch: A Guide to Australian Spiders. Kew
(Melbourne): Reed Books Australia. (ISBN 0 7301 0486 9)

"From:    Robert Labelle <robla at STREMY.COM>
"Subject: Dipluidae and Nemesiidae
"I'm looking for common names of the following two spider families:
"Dipluidae, Nemesiidae. Both are Mygalomorphs.
"Robert Labelle
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