Welcome to The Australasian Arachnological Society

The Australasian Hub of the World Wide Web of Arachnology covering Australia, New Zealand, Oceania and South-east Asia.

The Australasian Arachnological Society aims to promote interest in the ecology, behaviour and taxonomy of arachnids in the Austalasian region, loosely defined as Australia, New Zealand, South-east Asia, Oceania and the Pacific Islands.

Membership to the Australasian Arachnological Society is open to all amateur and professional individuals and scientific institutions.

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Australasian Arachnological Society members pay $20 to receive the forthcoming four issues of the Society's newsletter Australasian Arachnology published after their joining date. Membership is newsletter-issue based, not time based. The Society aims to publish three issues per year but some years may pass with fewer issues.


Acari Araneae Amblypygi
Schizomida Opiliones Palpigradi
Pseudoscorpiones Scorpiones Pycnogonida
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