A Preliminary Survey for Spiders on Dominica, W.I.

Authors

  • Jo-Anne Nina Sewlal University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Keywords:

Araneidae, Lesser Antilles, Salticidae, Theridiidae

Abstract

A survey of spiders was conducted on Dominica, West Indies, over a five-week period from July-August 2014. Thirteen
habitats from 17 localities were surveyed, including five man-made habitats. Nineteen families representing 90 species
were collected. Members of the families Araneidae, Salticidae and Theridiidae comprised over half of the species found.

Author Biography

Jo-Anne Nina Sewlal, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

The Caribbean Academy of Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

Operation Wallacea, Wallace House, Old Bolingbroke, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 4EX, United Kingdom

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Published

2020-12-31

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Research Papers