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11 October 2019 Current Events Largest DNA Barcoding has been Done in India

Scientists from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have reported that it has managed to "barcode at least 100 species of spider" in India. These spiders were barcoded on the basis of their DNA. In this activity, species such as Argyrodes flavescens (spiders that steal others' food), Thwaitesia sp (spiders with natural mirrors in their abdomen), and Scytodes thoracica (spitting spiders) were included along with species which are found only in India. Experts says that this is one of the "largest exercise" of its kind in India.


Largest DNA Barcoding has been Done in India

Scientists from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have reported that it has managed to "barcode at least 100 species of spider" in India. These spiders were barcoded on the basis of their DNA. In this activity, species such as Argyrodes flavescens (spiders that steal others' food), Thwaitesia sp (spiders with natural mirrors in their abdomen), and Scytodes thoracica (spitting spiders) were included along with species which are found only in India. Experts says that this is one of the "largest exercise" of its kind in India.




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