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Spiders of the Southern Appalachians - Highland Biological Station
Monday, August 01, 2022, 8:00 AM to Friday, August 12, 2022, 5:00 PM EST
Category: Course

Spiders are one of the most diverse groups of animals, and the many different ecosystems within and surrounding the southern Appalachians provide an ideal setting for collecting and learning about these unique organisms. This course will present a comprehensive introduction to spider natural history including systematics, morphology, behavior, physiology, and ecology. Specimens will be collected during daily field trips, and identification skills practiced in the laboratory. This year, the course will also include a day which focuses on Opiliones (daddy-long-legs), a related arachnid order.


Contact: David Ford ([email protected])