Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2018)
First record of araneidae and tetragnathidae from wheat crop of District Dadu, Sindh, Pakistan
Author(s): Ali Raza Soomro, Tahira Jabeen Ursani, Sameena Malak, Jawaid A Khokhar, Imran Ali Soomro, Asif Raza Soomro
Abstract: Taxonomic studies started in the month of November 2017 to April 2018. 527 spiders were collected and sorted into two families such as Araneidae and Tetragnathidae, two genera such as Argiope and Tetragnatha and three species namely Argiope trifasciata, A. Pradhani and Tetragnatha javana. Orb web spiders are central job in wheat crop of district Dadu and orb-web species of above families are first time recorded from wheat crop of Dadu district, Sindh, Pakistan.