Spider silk evolution and 400 million years of spinning, waiting, snagging, and mating by Leslie Brunetta

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-218) and index.

Book details

StatementLeslie Brunetta, Catherine L. Craig
ContributionsCraig, Catherine Lee
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL459 .B78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 229 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24489166M
ISBN 100300149220
ISBN 109780300149227
LC Control Number2009047224
OCLC/WorldCa449854098

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