Cercidia prominens (Westring, 1851)

Occurrence: Cercidia promienns is common in moist meadows or in ligted forest between bilberry plants. It is a locally abundant species. We often find the spiders close to each other. Description: Its elongated abdomen is brown. Adult females can grow to about 0,5 cm. Period of occurrence: The adults are common from spring to autumn. Web: Cercidia prominens builds its small web near the ground. The web is perceptible and strong. The spider responds to a prey soon. This Orb-weaver mostly sits in the central area of its web. It doesn't make signal thread and nest. Food: Its food is small flying insects.



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Václav Kroc



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Petr Beneš



photo: Petr Beneš



photo: Kryštof Rückl



photo: Karolina Rücklová



photo: Karolina Rücklová



photo: Václav Kroc



photo: Václav Kroc



photo: Karolina Rücklová



photo: Karolina Rücklová




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