Mohammed Rezwan Rafid: Arachnid

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Morphospecies Label: Arachnid, Species: 2

Location: Little Mulberry Park Downstream (34.04060,-83.876840).

Taxonomic information :

 Kingdom: Animalia

 Phylum: Arthropoda

 Class: Arachnida

 Order: Araneae

 Family: Eutichuridae


Shannon-Wiener Biodiversity Index H’ value = 3.157529533

Date of collection: August 2018

Rank abundance: 67

Distinguishing morphological features:

 Long legs, especially front legs are the longest compared to other legs.

 Pale colored body.

 There are tarsi with dark hair.

 Generally very small in size.

Ecological and Economic/Public health importance:

 They are active predators that keep the insect population in check.

 Their bites can be harmful to human beings.

 Certain spider venom have medical importance.

Source: http://spiderbytes.org/2016/06/19/yellow-sac-spiders-family-eutichuridae/

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