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  • Bradley, R.A. 2013. Common Spiders of North America. University of California Press, Berkeley.
  • Breene, R. G., D. Allen Dean, G. B. Edwards, Blain Hebert, Herbert W. Levi, Gail Manning, et al. 2003. Common Names of Arachnids, Fifth Edition. 42
  • Cokendolpher, J.C., R.W. Peck, and C.G. Niwa. 2005. Mygalomorph spiders from southwestern Oregon, USA, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 1058: 1-34.
  • Coyle, F.A. 1971. Systematics and natural history of the mygalomorph spider genus Antrodiaetus and related genera (Araneae: Antrodiaetidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 14 (6): 269-402.
  • Coyle, F.A. 2005. Antrodiaetidae. Pp. 39-40 in D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing, and V. Roth (eds.) Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual. American Arachnological Society.
  • Coyle, F.A. and W.R. Icenogle. 1994. Natural history of the Californian trapdoor spider genus Aliatypus (Araneae: Antrodiaetidae). Journal of Arachnology 22: 225-255.
  • Hedin, M. and D. Carlson. 2011. A new trapdoor spider species from the southern Coast Ranges of California (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus coylei, sp. nov.), including consideration of mitochondrial phylogeographic structuring. Zootaxa 2963, 55-68.
  • Hendrixson, B.E. and J.E. Bond. 2005. Testing species boundaries in the Antrodiaetus unicolor complex (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Antrodiaetidae): “Paraphyly” and cryptic diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36: 405-416.
  • Hendrixson, B.E. and J.E. Bond. 2007. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of an ancient Holarctic lineage of mygalomorph spiders (Araneae: Antrodiaetidae: Antrodiaetus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 738-755.
  • Hendrixson, BRENT E., Bond, Jason E. (2005): Two sympatric species of Antrodiaetus from southwestern North Carolina (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae). Zootaxa 872, 1-19: 2-4, DOI:, URL:
  • Michalik, P., W. Reiher, M. Tintelnot-Suhm, F. A. Coyle, and G. Alberti. Female genital system of the folding-trapdoor spider Antrodiaetus unicolor (Hentz, 1842) (Antrodiaetidae, Araneae): ultrastructural study of form and function with notes on reproductive biology of spiders. Journal of Morphology 263: 284-309.
  • Platnick, N. I. 2013. The world spider catalog, version 14.0. American Museum of Natural History, online at


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