New Spider Species 2021

New Spider Species 2021 named after Tukaram Omble : Hero Cop killed in 26/11 Mumbai attack

New Spider Species 2021
New Spider Species 2021
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Scientists has been discovered two new species of spider in Maharashtra.
Name of new species
  • The new species of jumping spider is documented Icius Tukarami from Maharashtra.
  • Second new species of Jumping spider is Phintella Cholkei.
  • This species is distributed in Thane and Aare Milk Colony in Mumbai.
The first species have named one after Tukaram Omble.

Who is Tukaram Omble?

  • Mr. Omble was the Mumbai Police Assistant Sub-Inspecter.
  • He was killed while he tried to capture terrorist Ajmal Kasab on the night of November 26, 2008 during 26/11 terror attack in city.
  • He was shot dead at Girgaum Chowpatty in south Mumbai, but not before Mr Omble had ensured that the terrorist was caught alive.

About new species of spider :

  • The species Icius Tukarami is recorded in urbanized habitat in Kalyan, Thane.
  • The species is characterised by a pair of white longitudinal stripes on the body and the unique shape of the tibial apophysis.
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New Spider Species 2021
New Spider Species 2021

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