Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Evarcha arcuata (Clerck, 1758)

Did you know?: The two central eyes of the jumping spiders aren't compound eyes, but camera-type eyes with a very unusual setup. Instead of a complete retina the spider has a retina strip which it can move to scan objects like prey or enemies.

Male species.

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  • German/Austrian: Schwarze Springspinne
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  • Image: 1920x1080
  • Location: Austria, Niederösterreich, Ober-Danegg, Hohlweg
  • Date: 14/08/2005
  • Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
  • Camera: Canon EOS 20D
  • Lens: Sigma 150mm APO Macro

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