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Coddington, J. A. (1986). The genera of the spider family Theridiosomatidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 422: 1-96.

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Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52.

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Sierwald, P. & Coddington, J. A. (1988). Functional aspects of the male palpal organ in Dolomedes tenebrosus, with notes on the mating behavior (Araneae, Pisauridae). Journal of Arachnology 16: 262-265.

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Agnarsson, I. & Coddington, J. A. (2008). Quantitative tests of primary homology. Cladistics 24: 51-61.

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Agnarsson, I. & Coddington, J. A. (2007). Notes on web and web plasticity and description of the male of Achaearanea hieroglyphica (Mello-Leitão) (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 34: 638-641.

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Scharff, N. & Coddington, J. A. (1997). A phylogenetic analysis of the orb-weaving spider family Araneidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 120: 355-434.

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Kuntner, M. & Coddington, J. A. (2009). Discovery of the largest orbweaving spider species: the evolution of gigantism in Nephila. PLoS One 4(10): e7516. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007516

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Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Knoflach, B. (2007). Morphology and evolution of cobweb spider male genitalia (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 35: 334-395.

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Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Hormiga, G. (2008). Phylogeny of extant nephilid orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae): testing morphological and ethological homologies. Cladistics 24(2): 147-217. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2007.00176.x

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Coddington, J. A., Kuntner, M. & Opell, B. D. (2012). Systematics of the spider family Deinopidae with a revision of the genus Menneus. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 636: 1-61.

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Hormiga, G., Eberhard, W. G. & Coddington, J. A. (1995). Web-construction behaviour in Australian Phonognatha and the phylogeny of nephiline and tetragnathid spiders (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 43: 313-364.

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Agnarsson, I., Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Blackledge, T. A. (2009). Shifting continents, not behaviours: independent colonization of solitary and subsocial Anelosimus spider lineages on Madagascar (Araneae, Theridiidae). Zoologica Scripta 39: 75-87. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2009.00406.x

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Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Schneider, J. M. (2009). Intersexual arms race? Genital coevolution in nephilid spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae). Evolution 63: 1451-1463. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00634.x

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Forster, R. R., Platnick, N. I. & Coddington, J. (1990). A proposal and review of the spider family Synotaxidae (Araneae, Araneoidea), with notes on theridiid interrelationships. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 193: 1-116.

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Griswold, C. E., Coddington, J. A., Hormiga, G. & Scharff, N. (1998). Phylogeny of the orb-web building spiders (Araneae, Orbiculariae: Deinopoidea, Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 123: 1-99.

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Griswold, C. E., Coddington, J. A., Platnick, N. I. & Forster, R. R. (1999). Towards a phylogeny of entelegyne spiders (Araneae, Araneomorphae, Entelegynae). Journal of Arachnology 27: 53-63.

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Ramos, M., Coddington, J. A., Christenson, T. E. & Irschick, D. J. (2005). Have male and female genitalia coevolved? A phylogenetic analysis of genitalic morphology and sexual size dimorphism in web-building spiders (Araneae: Araneoidea). Evolution 59: 1989-1999.

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Agnarsson, I., LeQuier, S. M., Kuntner, M., Cheng, R.-C., Coddington, J. A. & Binford, G. (2016). Phylogeography of a good Caribbean disperser: Argiope argentata (Araneae, Araneidae) and a new ‘cryptic’ species from Cuba. ZooKeys 625: 25-44. doi:10.3897/zookeys.625.8729

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Griswold, C. E., Ramírez, M. J., Coddington, J. A. & Platnick, N. I. (2005). Atlas of phylogenetic data for entelegyne spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae: Entelegynae) with comments on their phylogeny. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(Suppl. II): 1-324.

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Platnick, N. I., Coddington, J. A., Forster, R. R. & Griswold, C. E. (1991). Spinneret morphology and the phylogeny of haplogyne spiders (Araneae, Araneomorphae). American Museum Novitates 3016: 1-73.

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Wheeler, W. C., Coddington, J. A., Crowley, L. M., Dimitrov, D., Goloboff, P. A., Griswold, C. E., Hormiga, G., Prendini, L., Ramírez, M. J., Sierwald, P., Almeida-Silva, L. M., Álvarez-Padilla, F., Arnedo, M. A., Benavides, L. R., Benjamin, S. P., Bond, J. E., Grismado, C. J., Hasan, E., Hedin, M., Izquierdo, M. A., Labarque, F. M., Ledford, J., Lopardo, L., Maddison, W. P., Miller, J. A., Piacentini, L. N., Platnick, N. I., Polotow, D., Silva-Dávila, D., Scharff, N., Szűts, T., Ubick, D., Vink, C., Wood, H. M. & Zhang, J. X. (2017). The spider tree of life: phylogeny of Araneae based on target-gene analyses from an extensive taxon sampling. Cladistics 33(6): 576-616. doi:10.1111/cla.12182

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