First report of Steatoda cingulata (Thorell, 1890) (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Western Himalaya

Abstract :

Here, the theridid species Steatoda cingulata (Thorell, 1890) is reported from Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Western Himalaya, with the description of the female for the first time from India. In this paper, we provide detailed description of both male and female specimens.


Keyword :

Comb-footed spiders, tangled webs, new report, Himalaya


Author(s) : Quasin, S., Siliwal, M., Uniyal, V. P.
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Published Issue : 2019 Vol. 14 Number 2


2019 Vol. 14 Number 2