Monitoring of spider fauna in Tehsil Takht-E-Nusrati district Karak KP, Pakistan
Khalid Usman, Sehrish Khudadad, Khalid Pervaiz and Hameed Ur Rehman
This paper communicates the exploring of the spider fauna collected from Tehsil Takhti Nusrati District Karak Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. A survey was conducted over a period of one year from January 2015 to December 2015. A total 467 specimens of spider were collected from various sampling sites of Tehsil Takhti Nusrati. These sampling sites were Takhti Nusrati, Zarki Nusrati, Ganderi Khattak, Bogara and Khada respectively. The Specimens collected and identified belong to 1 Order, 7 Families, 13 genera and 13 Species respectively. Family Lycosidae was the largest family consisting 4 Species while Family Salticidae, Thomisidae and Araneidae comprising only of 2 species each, Family Clubionidae and Gnphosidae consisting only 1 species, each respectively. From the Present study, it is concluded that Takht-e-Nusrati Tehsil have a diverse spider fauna. Similar survey on large scales is recommended to fully evaluate the spider fauna in Tehsil Takht-i-Nusrati region of District Karak.