Check list of spider (Araneae) fauna of Pakistan: A review
Mobeen Ghazanfar, Mubashar Hussain, Muhammad Hashim, Ata Ul Mustafa fahid
The current study was conducted at the University of Gujrat during 2015. The data concerning “check list of spider (Araneae) fauna of Pakistan” reviewed and compiled as a review paper from published articles of international regarded journals, Annual/Environmental Reports of documented organization. Spiders are diverse group of invertebrates that play vital role in the ecosystem; there is co-evolutionary relationship between spiders and insect pest. They act as biological control in every agri-ecosystem. For efficient sampling of spiders detailed ecological knowledge and information is lacking. This paper highlights the biodiversity of spider fauna in different regions of Pakistan. There is dire need to explore the spider fauna of Pakistan and conservation to save the spiders as they are beneficial creature and play their great role in ecosystem and food chains, insect population regulation.