The African Arachnological Society
[Afrikanische Arachnologische Gesellschaft]
The AFRICAN ARACHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY (AFRAS) is a scientific society devoted to the study of spiders, scorpions and other arachnids in Africa. It was initiated in 1986 in Pretoria and was first called "The Research Group for the Study of African Arachnida". At the 5th African Arachnological Colloquium (November 1996), the name was changed to the African Arachnological Society. Purposes and objectives: •To promote the study of African Arachnida (non-Acari) •To achieve closer cooperation and understanding between local and overseas professional arachnologists •To organize a colloquium in Africa every second or third year •To circulate a newsletter annually
Biology, Research
1. Mai 2011
10. Nov 2011