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