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Title: Ballooning spiders (Araneae) over the forest island in an agricultural landscape of Wielkopolska


Oleszczuk, Maria Anna ; Karg, Jerzy

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Fragmenta Faunistica, vol. 55, no. 1 ; Pająki Araneae migrujące drogą powietrzną nad wyspą leśną w krajobrazie rolniczym Wielkopolski ; Ballooning spiders in Wielkopolska


Polska Akademia Nauk. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii


Museum and Institute of Zoology, PAS

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Bibliogr.: p. 23-24 ; P. 19-24 : ill. ; 25 cm ; Abstracts in Polish. Taxa in Latin

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The paper presents the data on ballooning spiders’ number and taxonomic composition caught on the height of 46 m above the ground in a mosaic agricultural landscape. The samples were collected from April to October 2009. The trap was placed on the meteorological tower over the midfield forest island in the village of Turew, Wielkopolska region in western Poland. 60 spider specimens were collected, represented by six families and seven species. The Linyphiidae was the most abundant. Juvenile specimens constituted 78 % of all recorded specimens. However, adult and quite large in body size Anyphaena accentuata and Philodromus praedatus were also recorded. Seasonal dispersion of families and species is discussed.


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