Exploring of spider fauna in lower region of district Karak KP, Pakistan
Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Usman Ullah, Sehrish Khudadad, Khalid Pervaiz, Wasif Ullah, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Tahseen, Mujadad Ur Rehman
The present study was conducted to explore spider fauna in the lower region (North West) of District Karak Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Duration of the study was one year, i.e., January 2015 to December 2015. A total of 378 specimens were collected from various sampling sites Rehmat Abad, Soor Dag, Latamber, Shareef Wala and Paloskai Banda of the North West region. The Specimens identified belongs to 1 Order Aranae, 6 Families 13 genera and 14 Species horacica, diadematus, theis, eucalyptus, aisalabadiensis, tigrina, paykullii, evanida, pugilis, pectabilis, littoralis, partita, madanensisi and bimanica respectively. Family Lycosidae was the largest family consists of 4 Species, Family Thomisidae comprising 3 species, Family Araneidae, Gnphosidae and Salticidaeare consisting only of 2 species each while family Scytodidae comprising only 1 species. From the present study it may be concluded that this region have a diverse of spider fauna. Similar survey on large scales is recommended to fully evaluate the spider fauna of the Lower North West region District Karak.
Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Usman Ullah, Sehrish Khudadad, Khalid Pervaiz, Wasif Ullah, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Tahseen, Mujadad Ur Rehman. Exploring of spider fauna in lower region of district Karak KP, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(2):908-910.