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India Biodiversity Portal contributes to discovery of new spider

Two young researchers, Siddharth Kulkarni and Swara Yadav, identified the long-jawed spider, aka streaked golden tylorida, (Tylorida striata) for the first time in India via the India Biodiversity Portal - an open-access information sharing system that the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) has supported through our investment in the Western Ghats Region of India.

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Established in 2000, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and influence the conservation of some of the world's most critical ecosystems. CEPF is a joint initiative of l'Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Conservation International, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Government of Japan, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the World Bank.