Spiders of Western Canada

• An introduction to the 27 families describing the characteristics
of the species in that family
• 85 of the most common species found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
• General information about identifying spiders, techniques for observing and collecting spiders, spider anatomy, courtship and reproduction, and how spiders hunt and fly
• Colour illustrations of the main species, as well as supplementary illustrations of body parts, webs and/or prey
• Detailed descriptions of a spider’s size, colour, identifying markings, microhabitat and distribution