New distributional record of Oxyopes fabae Dhali, Saha and Raychaudhuri, 2015 (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Western Ghats, Kerala


  • Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata – 700053, West Bengal
  • Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghat Regional Centre, Jafferkhan Colony, Kozhikode − 673006, Kerala



Lynx Spider, New Record, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Taxonomy


Oxyopes fabae Dhali, Saha and Raychaudhuri, 2015, previously known from West Bengal, India, is recorded for the first time from Western Ghats, Kerala. The present record of this species extends its distributional range up to the southwest part of India. In the present paper, detailed diagnostic illustrations and a distributional map of the species is presented.


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Sen, S., & Sureshan, P. M. (2023). New distributional record of <i>Oxyopes fabae</i> Dhali, Saha and Raychaudhuri, 2015 (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Western Ghats, Kerala. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 121(3), 419–421.



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