Brent Opell
Brent Opell
Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
Verified email at vt.edu
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Deep molecular divergence in the absence of morphological and ecological change in the Californian coastal dune endemic trapdoor spider Aptostichus simus
JE Bond, MC Hedin, MG Ramirez, BD Opell
Molecular Ecology 10 (4), 899-910, 2001
2042001
Revision of the genera and tropical American species of the spider family Uloboridae. Revisión de los géneros de las especies americanas tropicales de arañas de la familia …
B Opell
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 148 (10), 443-549, 1979
1931979
Testing adaptive radiation and key innovation hypotheses in spiders
JE Bond, BD Opell
Evolution 52 (2), 403-414, 1998
1581998
Economics of spider orb‐webs: the benefits of producing adhesive capture thread and of recycling silk
BD Opell
Functional Ecology 12 (4), 613-624, 1998
1141998
Adhesive recruitment by the viscous capture threads of araneoid orb-weaving spiders
BD Opell, ML Hendricks
Journal of Experimental Biology 210 (4), 553-560, 2007
752007
The material cost and stickiness of capture threads and the evolution of orb-weaving spiders
BD Opell
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 62 (3), 443-458, 1997
721997
Phylogeny and taxonomy of thegenera of south-western North American Euctenizinae trapdoor spiders and their relatives (Araneae: Mygalomorphae, Cyrtaucheniidae)
JE Bond, BD Opell
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 136 (3), 487-534, 2002
682002
Evolution of adhesive mechanisms in cribellar spider prey capture thread: evidence for van der Waals and hygroscopic forces
AC Hawthorn, BD Opell
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 77 (1), 1-8, 2002
672002
van der Waals and hygroscopic forces of adhesion generated by spider capture threads
AC Hawthorn, BD Opell
Journal of Experimental Biology 206 (22), 3905-3911, 2003
652003
Capture thread extensibility of orb-weaving spiders: testing punctuated and associative explanations of character evolution
BD Opell, JE BOND
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 70 (1), 107-120, 2000
602000
The role of granules within viscous capture threads of orb-weaving spiders
BD Opell, ML Hendricks
Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (2), 339-346, 2010
562010
Post-hatching development and web production of Hyptiotes cavatus (Hentz)(Araneae, Uloboridae)
BD Opell
Journal of Arachnology, 185-191, 1982
551982
THE NEARTIC HAHNIIDAE (ARACHNIDA: ARANEAE).
BD Opell, O BD
551976
Changes in the mechanical properties of capture threads and the evolution of modern orb-weaving spiders
BD Opell, JE Bond
Evolutionary Ecology Research 3 (5), 507-519, 2001
532001
Changes in spinning anatomy and thread stickiness associated with the origin of orb-weaving spiders
BD Opell
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 68 (4), 593-612, 1999
521999
Factors governing the stickiness of cribellar prey capture threads in the spider family Uloboridae
BD Opell
Journal of morphology 221 (1), 111-119, 1994
501994
The ability of spider cribellar prey capture thread to hold insects with different surface features
BD Opell
Functional Ecology, 145-150, 1994
501994
Humidity affects the extensibility of an orb-weaving spider's viscous thread droplets
BD Opell, SE Karinshak, MA Sigler
Journal of Experimental Biology 214 (17), 2988-2993, 2011
472011
The adhesive delivery system of viscous capture threads spun by orb-weaving spiders
BD Opell, ML Hendricks
Journal of Experimental Biology 212 (18), 3026-3034, 2009
432009
Increased stickness of prey capture threads accompanying web reduction in the spider family Uloboridae
BD Opell
Functional Ecology, 85-90, 1994
421994
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