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International Journal of Agricultural and Applied Sciences, December 2022, 3(2): 131-134


ISSN: 2582-8053



Research Article


Diversity and distribution of spiders from Tenkasi district, India


1Selvaraj Selvamurugan, 2Usha Balasubramanian and 3K. Vasanthi

1Translational Health Science and Technology Institute Building (THSTI), Faridabad, Haryana, India

2,3Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Courtallam, M.S. University, Tamilnadu, India

Corresponding author e-mail: selva199420@yahoo.in

(Received: 25/06/2022; Revised: 02/10/2022; Accepted: 30/11/2022)



Biodiversity can be simply defined as the variety of all types of living organism. Spiders are among the most diverge groups on earth, which received the seventh ranking in global diversity after the sixth largest insect orders. Spiders are major playing a vital role in the forest ecosystem is the spiders. The spotted spider specimens were taken photographed identified without disturbing it. A total of 17 species of spiders under 15 genera and 9 families were recorded during the Four months survey in five falls in Coutrallam, Tenkasi district, Tamilnadu state, India.

Keywords: Spider, Arachnida, Biological control, Diversity.