Morphometric Studies on Different Species of Spiders (arachinda : Araneae)

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Sreeramulu Arunkumar, . and Jayaprakash, . (2014) Morphometric Studies on Different Species of Spiders (arachinda : Araneae). International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (11). pp. 756-764. ISSN 2320-5407

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Abstract

The present study emphasizes on the morphometric variation for length and width of different species of spiders collected from different geographical regions of South India. Seven species of spiders belonging to six genera in six families were recorded. Spiders exhibit a greater degree of sexual size dimorphism. Females are larger with distinctly broad abdomen than males having small and narrow abdomen in seven species of spiders. The size of individual would vary in different species with respect to their habitat, adult lifestyle and their sexual size dimorphism

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Araneae; Spiders; Morphometry; Sexual Dimorphism
Subjects: Faculty of Science > Environmental and Biological Sciences > Zoology
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Zoology
Depositing User: Mr. Narayanaswamy B V
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2016 06:43
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2016 06:43
URI: http://eprints-bangaloreuniversity.in/id/eprint/4057

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