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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2008 | Volume: 11 | Issue: 5 | Page No.: 686-691
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2008.686.691
 
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Investigation Fauna and Density of Population of Spiders in the Desert and Pomegranate Orchards in Tehran and Semnan Provinces

Sahra Ghavami

Abstract:
The present study was carried out to consideration the spider`s fauna and abundance of spiders in the desert and pomegranate orchards in Tehran and Semnan provinces, during 2007. Specimens were collected from desert and pomegranate orchards by pitfall trap, shaking tree, pans, bottle and aspirator and were taken to the laboratory after labeling. A total of 1231 specimens were classified in 45 species and 36 genera belonged to 17 families. Among them 4 spider species were new for Iranian spider fauna. The families Lycosidae, Linyphiidae, Gnaphosidae and Theridiidae had height population in the study areas. Specimens were immature in the winter and spring and they were adult in the summer. The dominant species in all of study regions was Pardosa agrestis (Westring).
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Sahra Ghavami , 2008. Investigation Fauna and Density of Population of Spiders in the Desert and Pomegranate Orchards in Tehran and Semnan Provinces . Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 11: 686-691.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2008.686.691

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2008.686.691

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