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Dr. Dan Mott
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair of the Department of Biology and Chemistry
Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Office: LBVSC 312C
Phone: 956 326 2583

Teaching: Zoology and Anatomy

Research: Taxonomy and Natural History of Spiders


Dr. Mott
Ph. D. Zoology: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
M.S. Zoology: Eastern Illinois University
B.S. Zoology: Eastern Illinois University

Representative Publications:

Mimetidae in Spider Genera of North America 2005

The Mimetidae of Queensland, submitted

The Mimetidae in Southwestern Australia, in preparation.

Revision of the Genus Mimetus in North America, in preparation.

An Annotated Checklist of the Spiders of North Dakota, in preparation.

Ontogeny of Characteristic Leg Macrosetae inMimetus (Araneae, Mimetidae). Journal of Arachnology 27:117-122, 1999. (with B. Cutler and H. Guarisco).

The Gnaphosidae of North Dakota. ND Academy of Science, 49:47, 1995.

Pitfall Trapped Spiders from the Badlands of Southwestern North Dakota. ND Academy of Science 46:59, 1992.

Revision of the Genus Zora C. L. Koch (Araneae, Zoridae) in North America. Journal of Arachnology, 19(1): 55-61, 1991. (with D. Corey).

Status of the Genus Mimetus (Araneae, Mimetidae) in Kansas and a Description of the Egg Sac of Mimetus puritanus Chamberlin. Trans. of the Kansas Academy of Science 93(3-4): 79-84. 1990, (with H . Guarisco).