Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)
First record of different families of spider district Sohbatpur, Pakistan
Author(s): Muhammad Luqman, Tahira Jabeen Ursani, Samina Malak, Jawaid A Khokhar, Asif Raza Soomro
Abstract: Taxonomic studies started in the month of November 2017 to December, 2018. 1173 spiders were collected and sorted into four families such as Araneidae, Lycosidae, Theridiidae and Tetragnathidae, five genera Argiope, Lycosa, Pardosa, Tetragnatha, Latrodectus, and six species namely Argiope trifasciata, A. pradhani, Tetragnatha javana, Latrodectus hasselti, Lycosa terrestris and Pardosa birmanica. Theses all are reported for the first time from Sohbatpur Balochistan while Latrodectus hasselti is poisonous spider first time recorded from Pakistan.