First report of Geolycosa charitonovi (Mcheidze, 1997) (Araneae: Lycosidae) from India
NN Phartale, JA Kadam and G Gyananath
Geolycosa is the genus of wolf spiders erected by Montgomery, 1904, presently represented by 75 species worldwide. These spiders dig burrows and spend their whole existence in burrow and possess the unique burrowing habits. In the present investigation Geolycosa charitonovi (Mcheidze, 1997) is being reported for first time in India from mango fields of Latur District (M.S.).