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Brunetta, Leslie, 1960-
Spider silk : evolution and 400 million years of spinning, waiting, snagging, and mating / Leslie Brunetta, Catherine L. Craig
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QL459 .B78 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Spider webs
Spiders -- Anatomy
Spiders, Fossil
Spiders -- Evolution
Evolution (Biology)
Physical Description xvi, 229 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-218) and index
Contents A timeline of the spider fossil record -- Fossils -- Living fossils -- Chance and change -- Outward and upward -- Triumph over thin air -- Small changes, big benefits -- Spinning, running, jumping, swimming -- Going vertical -- Links -- Now you see it, now you don't -- Beyond "perfect" -- Endless forms
Alternate Author Craig, Catherine Lee

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