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Indian Lycosoidea Sundevall (Araneae: Opisthothelae: Araneomorphae) in Different States and Union Territories Including an Annotated Checklist

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Annotated checklist of Lycosoidea so far recorded from different states and union territories of India reveals a total of 251 species under 38 genera belonging five families. The review cleared that diversity of lycosoid spider fauna is maximum in West Bengal followed by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and they are not distributed maximally in the states and union territories within Biodiversity hotspots. This fauna is distributed all over the country. There is nearly 69.35% endemism (in context of India).
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  • Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Kozkhikore - 673006, India
  • Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Kozkhikore - 673006, India
  • Zoological Survey of India, M- Block, New Alipore, Kolkata - 700053, India
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