Rapid survey of spider diversity at Piplaidevi forest range, Dangs, Gujarat
Akshit R Suthar, Jarguti Y Rathod, Deepa J Gavali
Present study documented rapid survey of spider diversity of natural wild mango forest of Chinchali, Pipaladevi forest range of Dangs district, Gujarat, during December 2016. The species were identified using keys of Indian spiders from Tikader, (1987); Tikader (1977); Platnick, (2014). This is a first attempt to record Spider diversity of Natural wild mango forest of Chinchali. Collection method included visual searching, vegetation beating, hand picking during line transects. A total of 31 species belonging to 14 families was reported from the forest area.