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Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2014, Vol. 2, Issue 5
Description of Egg Laying Pattern and Egg Sac of Steatoda grossa (C.L. Koch, 1838)

Shilpa Khandelwal and V.K. Sharma

There are 6 reported species of Steatoda in India. Steatoda also known as false widow spider belongs to family Theridiidae. This paper is on a brief account on the egg sac of this animal with special reference to number of sac on each web. The study demonstrated a great variation in no. of egg sac on each web average number being 5 and size of egg sac average being 5mm(diameter) The egg sac have spokes on its surface. Egg sacs contain numerous white patches and moults.
Web of Spider in Captivity
Fig. 1: Web of Spider in Captivity
Pages : 259-261 | 1004 Views | 5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shilpa Khandelwal, V.K. Sharma. Description of Egg Laying Pattern and Egg Sac of Steatoda grossa (C.L. Koch, 1838). J Entomol Zool Stud 2014;2(5):259-261.
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