Fifteen genera representing nine families of spiders were collected in the southwestern United States in 1980. Thomisidae, Araneidae, Dictynidae, and Salticidae were the most commonly collected spider families. Ten genera of spiders not previously reported on sunflowers are reported for the first time.
Seiler, G. J.; Zolnerowich, G.; Horner, N. V.; and Rogers, C. E.
"Spider fauna of selected wild sunflower species sites in the southwest United States,"
Great Basin Naturalist: Vol. 47
, Article 13.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbn/vol47/iss2/13