Hypsosinga albovittata (Westring, 1851) - White-naped Pyjama-spider

Occurrence: Hypsosinga albovittata is common in steppes, moorlands and dry meadows. It is a less abundant species. We usually don´t find these spiders close to each other. Description: The species is characteriscic in having white spot dorsally on prosoma. Females have white folium on their abdomen. Males are dark. Adult females can grow to about 3,5 mm. Period of occurrence: Adult spiders occur from april do september. Web: Hypsosinga albovittata builds its small less strong web low above the ground. The spider responds to a prey soon. During the day it sits on the central area. In danger or in bad weather it goes outside the web. It doesn't make signal thread and nest. Food: Its food is small flying insects.


photo: Oto Zimmermann



photo: Petr Beneš



photo: Oto Zimmermann



photo: Oto Zimmermann



photo: Petr Beneš



photo: Petr Beneš



photo: Oto Zimmermann



photo: Oto Zimmermann




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