Taxonomic account of orb-weaving spider genus Cyrtarachne Thorell, 1868 (Araneae: Araneidae) of Bangladesh

  • V Biswas Department of Zoology, Khulna Govt. Womens’ College, Khulna-9000, Bangladesh
  • D Raychaudhuri Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, IRDM Faculty Centre, R.K. Mission Vivekananda University, Narendrapur Kolkata-700103, India
Keywords: Taxonomy; Orb-weaving spider; Cyrtarachne; Araneae; Araneidae; Bangladesh

Abstract

A taxonomic study on some orb-weaving spiders of the genus Cyrtarachne Thorell, 1868 (Araneae: Araneidae) were carried out from different areas of Bangladesh. Two species were identified in this study namely C. biswajiti n. sp. and C. sundari Tikader. C. biswajiti has described as new to science. Illustrated descriptions of the species were provided herewith.

J. Biodivers. Conserv. Bioresour. Manag. 2019, 5(2): 75-82

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Biswas, V., & Raychaudhuri, D. (2020). Taxonomic account of orb-weaving spider genus Cyrtarachne Thorell, 1868 (Araneae: Araneidae) of Bangladesh. Journal of Biodiversity Conservation and Bioresource Management, 5(2), 75-82. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcbm.v5i2.44917
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