First record of Epidius parvati Benjamin, 2000 (Araneae: Thomisidae) from Pathiramanal Island, India

Jobi J. Malamel, Sudhikumar Ambalaparambil


The thomisid spider Epidius parvati Benjamin, 2000, described from Sri Lanka, is newly recorded from India based on the specimens collected from the Pathiramanal Island, Alappuzha District, Kerala State. A short description and illustrations of both male and female are provided.


crab spider; distribution; Ramsar site; faunistics

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