Spiders were collected by pit-trapping in southeastern Arkansas in 1984. Collection areas included two pine silvicultural treatments, clear-cutting and selection cutting; and control stands, where no cutting occurred. Spider populations decreased with increased disturbance.
Hill, Holly; Dorris, Peggy Rae; and Thompson, Lynne C.
"Influence of Pine Silvicultural Systems on Spider Population Diversity in Drew County, Arkansas,"
Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science: Vol. 49
, Article 16.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/jaas/vol49/iss1/16