First record of the orb-weaving spider Araneus tubabdominus Zhu & Zhang, 1993 (Araneae: Araneidae) from India

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Souvik Sen
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7149-5376
John T.D. Caleb
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9471-9467
Shelley Acharya

Abstract

The Chinese species Araneus tubabdominus Zhu & Zhang, 1993 is recorded for the first time from India. A detailed redescription and illustrations of the female are provided along with a distributional map of the species. 

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Sen, S., Caleb, J.T. and Acharya, S. 2021. First record of the orb-weaving spider Araneus tubabdominus Zhu & Zhang, 1993 (Araneae: Araneidae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 12 (Oct. 2021), 19864–19866. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.7651.13.12.19864-19866.
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