Brent D. Opell
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Brent D. Opell American Arachnologist.
Professor of Biology; Department of Biology; Virginia Tech, USA.
Specializes in Spider Systematic and Evolution.
incomplete - reverse chronological order
- Opell, B.D. 1979. Revision of the genera and tropical American species of the spider family Uloboridae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 148 (10): 443–549. [Publication date: '27 August 1979', sourced from title page of issue] BHL. Reference page.
- Coddington, J.A.; Kuntner, M.; Opell, B.D. 2012: Systematics of the spider family Deinopidae with a revision of the genus Menneus. Smithsonian contributions to zoology, (636) abstract and full article (PDF) Reference page.
- Opell, B. D. and M. L. Hendricks. 2010. The role of granules within viscous capture threads of orb-weaving spiders. Journal of Experimental Biology 213, 339-346.
- Opell, B. D. and M. L. Hendricks. 2009. The adhesive delivery system of viscous capture threads spun by orb-weaving spiders. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3026–3034.