Charmaine C. Dacanay, Aimee Lynn A.Barrion-Dupo, Olga M. Nuñeza
Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Andres Bonifacio Avenue, Tibanga, 9200 Iligan City, Philippines
Institute of Biological Sciences, Environmental Biology Division and Museum of Natural History, College, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
Key words: Araneidae, beat-netting, Mindanao, sweep-netting, vial-tapping.
The spider as a group is one of the most abundant predatory groups in terrestrial ecosystems with more than 40,000 described species. In the Philippines, 517 species of spiders are recorded. Continue reading