The Wolf Spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae) of Australia


© by Volker W. Framenau (Western Australian Museum)

Collegues and Friends
Staff of Museums and Collections
I received great support during my taxonomic work from the curators and staff of a large number of institutions without who this catalogue would not have been possible (in no particular order, i.e. randomly!):

Lisa Joy Boutin (Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston), Liz Turner (Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery), Gavin Dally (Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery),Mike Gray and Graham Milledge (Australian Museum), Rob Raven, Barbara Baehr and Phil Lawless (Queensland Museum), Paul Hillyard and Janet Beccaloni (British Museum of Natural History), David Hirst (South Australian Museum), Mark Harvey and Julianne Waldock (Western Australian Museum), Ken Walker, Kate Sparcks, Catriona McPhee, Mark Darragh and Simon Hinkley (Museum Victoria), Hieronymus Dastych (Zoologisches Institut und Zoologisches Museum, Universität Hamburg), Pascal Leblanc and Gregoire Ghislain (Musée d'Histoire Naturelle, Troyes), Jason Dunlop and Shahin Nawai (Museum für Naturkunde, Zentralinstitut der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin), Margaret Humphrey (Macleay Museum, University of Sydney), Phil Sirvid (Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington), Giuliano Doria (Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria", Genove), Alberto Barrion and Jo Catindig (International Rice Research Institute, Manila), and Manfred Grasshoff and Egbert Korte (Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt). In addition, Paolo Tongiorgi and Giulio Gardini provided assistance in type loan of Artoria parvula.

Scientific Journals (for permission to use published material, mainly figures)
Two scientific journals, in particular, published papers on Australian wolf spider taxonomy. I am grateful for their permission to use scans of illustrations published in their journals: