Fauna of spiders (Aranei) forest ecosystems of Verkhnodnistrovski Beskydy (Ukrainian Carpathians)

A. Hirna

Institute of Ecology of the Carpathians of NAS of Ukraine
4, Kozelnytska St., Lviv 79026, Ukraine
ahirna@i.ua

The results of araneological studies 20102011 years in forest ecosystems of Verkhnodnistrovski Beskydy (Ukrainian Carpathians) are presented. Found 128 species of spiders belonging to 24 families. Showing the differences between araneofauna of the ecosystems of subformations beech-fir and oak-beech-fir forests of the region. The main changes of species composition when creating monodominant planting spruce, fir, larch within beech-fir forests are analyzed.


Keywords: fauna, spiders, forest ecosystems, Verkhnodnistrovski Beskydy, Ukrainian Carpathians


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