Checklist of spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae: Araneomorphae) of Junagadh, Gujarat, India

Abstract :

A survey of spider fauna of Junagadh was carried out during January 2019 to December 2021. The selected sites include the urban area surrounded by farm lands, human residencies, villages, rivers, gardens, open fields, abandoned places and fragmented habitats.  In this study a total 113 species from 92 genera of 26 spider families were recorded from Junagadh, Gujarat. According to assemblages these seven guilds were revealed: Space web builders, Ground runners, Orb weavers, Foliage runners, Stalkers, Ambushers and Crevice dwellers.

Keyword :

Junagadh, spiders, biodiversity, checklist, Girnar

Author(s) : Hun, N. K., Raval, J. V.
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Published Issue : 2023 Vol. 18 Number 1

2023 Vol. 18 Number 1