International Journal of Entomology Research

International Journal of Entomology Research


International Journal of Entomology Research
International Journal of Entomology Research
Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2022)

First record of Neoheterophrictus smithi Mirza, bhosale & sanap, 2014 (Arachnida, Araneae, Theraphosidae) from Gujarat, India


Dhaval M Bhatt, Niketa P Maheta, Anuj D Raina

Neoheterophrictus smithi Mirza, Bhosale & Sanap, 2014 belonging to the family Theraphosidae Thorell, 1869 is recorded from Gujarat state, India for the first time. The species has thus far been recorded from Northern Western ghats of India and now from the dry-deciduous forest of Gujarat state. The report highlights the habitat preference and range extension of species with current geographic distribution in India.
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Dhaval M Bhatt, Niketa P Maheta, Anuj D Raina. First record of Neoheterophrictus smithi Mirza, bhosale & sanap, 2014 (Arachnida, Araneae, Theraphosidae) from Gujarat, India. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 46-48
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