Investigation and Identification of Various Garden Spider Species in Two Distinct Locations
Asian Journal of Research in Zoology,
Aim: Spiders require all environments in which they can survive, and they are regarded as a helpful indicator of the overall species richness and health of terrestrial communities. They are particularly sensitive to natural world disturbances. As a result, the current study was carried out to investigate and identify the diverse garden spider species at two distinct locations: a large college campus garden and a house garden (small).
Place and Duration of Study: The Garden of Magadh Mahila College (Patna, India) and the House Garden (Patna city, India), between July 2021 to March 2022.
Methodology: Visual examination and camera capture of photographs of spiders in both research sites, and identification based on general shape, size, distinctive colour pattern, number and positioning of eyes, length and arrangement of their legs, and so on.
Results: Spiders are among the most diverse groups of organisms that exist in almost all microhabitats, as evidenced by the presence of 07 families, 15 genera, and 25 species in a small area. Due to their small numbers, this group cannot be disproved in conservation studies. Less species were found in the small garden in the house that was located in a well-built area, whereas a large number of different species of spiders were found in the college campus garden with a larger area of vegetation.
Conclusion: According to this brief investigation, multiple species were present, each belonging to a different taxonomic group. As a result of this research, we will be able to gain a better understanding of spider diversity and taxonomy.
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