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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2014, Vol. 2, Issue 6
Biodiversity of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Karachi (Urbon) Sindh Province, Pakistan

Muhammad Kazim, Rukhsana Perveen, Rafiq Hussain, Nadia Fatima

Karachi started as a small fishing village called Mai KOLACHI. Its location is 24°51′36″N, 67°00′36″E Altitude 8 meters AMSL total 3,527 km².The Surrounding of Karachi, industries and few cultivation and variety crops are sown. These crops and building have providing habitat for different kind of arthropods including spider. The spider fauna of Karachi Sindh Province is insufficiently known, few reports, however, are available. In the present study 80 species from 21 families under 51 genera are being reported during 2009 to 2014. Salticidae were most commonly occurred species.
Location map of Study areas (Karachi urban) Sindh Pakistan
Fig. 1: Location map of Study areas (Karachi urban) Sindh Pakistan
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How to cite this article:
Muhammad Kazim, Rukhsana Perveen, Rafiq Hussain, Nadia Fatima. Biodiversity of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Karachi (Urbon) Sindh Province, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2014;2(6):308-313.
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