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Review of the Spider Families, with Notes on the Lesser-Known Poisonous Forms

  • S. Bettini
  • P. M. Brignoli
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Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology / Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie book series (HEP, volume 48)

Abstract

As pointed out in the “Introduction to Venomous Arthropod Systematics“, all spiders are, strictly speaking, poisonous, with the sole exception of the small family of Uloboridae, which has secondarily lost its poison; the substitutive glandular apparatus has been studied by Glatz (1969).

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Small Family Local Pain Venom Gland South American Species Crude Venom 
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