Giovanni Canestrini's heritage at the Zoology Museum of Padova University (Italy): a rediscovery of his arachnological collections and described species

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Guariento, Luis Alessandro; Bonvicini, Maria Chiara; Ballarin, Loriano; Devincenzo, Umberto; Gardini, Giulio; Moretto, Enzo;

Giovanni Canestrini (1835–1900) was the pioneer of arachnology in Italy, who published the first catalogue of Italian spiders and a total of 87 papers in the field. His interests covered almost all the Italian arachnid orders, although in the last part of his life he fo... View more
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