Arachnological Societies

African Arachnological Society
The AFRICAN ARACHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY (AFRAS) is a scientific society devoted to the study of spiders, scorpions and other arachnids in Africa. It was initiated in 1986 in Pretoria and was first called "The Research Group for the Study of African Arachnida". At the 5th African Arachnological Colloquium (November 1996), the name was changed to the African Arachnological Society.
American Arachnological Society
The purpose of the American Arachnological Society is to further the study of Arachnids, foster closer cooperation and understanding between amateur and professional arachnologists, and to publish the Journal of Arachnology.
ARABEL - Arachnologia Belgica
Belgian Arachnological Society
ARAGES - Arachnologische Gesellschaft / German Arachnological Society
The Arachnological Society is an alliance of the German-speaking Arachnologists, which are focusses on the arachnids (excluding Acari and Liphistiomorphae spiders).
Australasian Arachnological Society
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.
British Arachnological Society
The Society is a small charity with no commercial or political interests and thus is in a good position to provide balanced and impartial advice on the biology and ecology of all British arachnids.
European Society of Arachnology
The European Society of Arachnology supports the study of arachnology, promotes the development of this science and facilitates exchanges between researchers or institutes.
Grupo Ibérico de Aracnología
group within the Entomological Society of Aragon
International Society of Arachnology
The International Society of Arachnology is the premier international scientific society devoted to arachnology. ISA focuses on the arachnids, excluding Acari.
Magyar Arachnológia
Hungarian Arachnological Society
Slovak arachnological society

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