Abstract:ABSTRACT. Diversity and composition of the spider fauna of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Here we compile a list of spider species recorded in Mato Grosso do Sul state (Brazil), based on information from the taxonomic literature and unpublished inventories. The list includes 228 species in 134 genera and 32 families. Only approximately 35% of the state area have records of spider species, and no more than 5% of the area presents more than one record per 0.5° grid cell (≈2,916 km 2 ). There are large gaps in the k… Show more
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