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Taxonomic Account of the Genus Nephila (Araneae: Nephilidae) of Bangladesh

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Spider genus Nephila Leach was so far unknown from Bangladesh. With the record of N. nandiniae n. sp. and N. pilipes (Fabricius), Nephila of Bangladesh is now known by two (2) species. A key to the species together with the generic diagnosis, illustrated description and distribution of both the species are provided.
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  • Department of Zoology, Khulna Govt. Womens’ College, Khulna - 9000, Bangladesh
  • Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, IRDM Faculty Centre Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Narendrapur Kolkata - 700103, West Bengal, India
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