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Pakřižák smrkový - evropský pavouk roku 2009

Triangle Spider - the European spider of the year 2009

Based on the opinion of arachnologists within European Union member states, the Triangle Spider (Hyptiotes paradoxus) has been declared European Spider of the Year. It occurs almost throughout the Paleartic region, particularly in spruce forests. The author describes the characteristic appearance of the species and its bionomics.