International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017


Preliminary Study of Spiders (Order: Araneae) from Taranga Hills

B. M. Parmar [2] | K. B. Patel


Abstract: The present study was carried out from 2015 to 2017, Taranga hills located in Satlasana Taluka of North Gujarat. Spiders were collected in and around Taranga hills using Hand picking, Ground Hand Collecting, Aerial Hand Collecting and visual searching methods. Total 62 spider species identified were belonging to 42 genera and 15 families. The most dominant families are Araneidae and Salticidae, followed by Lycosidae, Tetragnathidae, and Thomisidae. The other families contribute to about less than 5 % in the total collected species.


Keywords: Taranga hills, Spiders, diversity


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,


Pages: 23 - 25


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