Logo of the 29th European Congress of Arachnology © Ota Zimmermann 2015 , Faculty of Economics and Administration
Stano Pekár (head, scientific programme)
Vladimír Hula (excursions)
Jana Niedobová (social programme)


Logo © Ota Zimmermann 2014 , Torino, Italy
Marco Isaia


 © Ota Zimmermann 2012 , Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dr. Matjaž Kuntner, PhD

Congress Official Site

 © Ota Zimmermann 2011 , Sede Boquer, Israel
Prof. Yael Lubin

Congress Official Site

 © Ota Zimmermann 2009 , Alexandroupolis, Greece
Prof. Dr. Maria Chatzaki, PhD
Dr. Iasmi Stathi
Katerina Spiridopoulou
 © Ota Zimmermann 2008 , Bern, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nentwig
Dr. Martin Schmidt
Dr. Christian Kropf

An artists impression of spider eyes.

 © Ota Zimmermann 2006 , Sitges, Spain
Dr. Carles Ribera Almerje

A spider web that wraps the world.

 © Ota Zimmermann 2005 , Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Assoc. Prof. Christo Deltshev

Uroctea durandi (Walckenaer in Latreille, 1809).

 © Ota Zimmermann 2003 , Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Prof. Vladilen E. Kipyatkov

Bronze horseman - the founder of Saint-Petersburg, Peter the Great.

 © Ota Zimmermann 2002 , Szombathely, Hungary
Prof. Ferenc Samu
Dr. Csaba Szinetár

Achaearanea riparia spreads its web between antic columns in the roman city Savaria - the predecessor of the today Szombathely.

 © Ota Zimmermann 2000 , Århus, Denmark
Dr. Søren Toft

Argiope lobata.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1999 , Stará Lesná, Slovakia
RNDr. Peter Gajdoš, CSc.
Mgr. Stanislav Pekár

The Kriváň Mt., a symbol of Slovakia. The edelweiss Leontopodium alpinum, a characteristic plant of High Tatras. Lycosa vultuosa is an amazing large spider occuring in South Slovakia.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1997 , Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Dr. Peter Merrett

Ozyptila atomaria (Panzer, 1801) (the logo of BAS) sitting on a Scottish thistle Onopordon acanthium, the national emblem of Scotland, with Scottish hills in the background.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1996 , Siedlce, Poland
Prof. Marek Żabka

Euophrys frontalis (Walckenaer, 1802) in a courtship position.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1994 , České Budějovice, Czech Republic
RNDr. Vlastimil Růžička, CSc.

Wubanoides uralensis (Pakhorukov, 1981), northern species recorded in Central Europe for the first time in the Czech Republic, grasps Europe on the territory of the Czech Republic during the Ice Age.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1993 , Catania, Italy
Prof. Teresa Cantarella

Young spider ballooning over the Etna volcano.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1991 , Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Pierre-Alain Fürst

Scytodes thoracica Latreille, 1804 "catching" the Swiss territory.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1990 , Paris, France
Marie-Luise Célérier
Jacqueline Heurtault
Christine Rollard

An orb-weaver with its web mimicking Eiffel tower.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1988 , Berlin, Germany
Dr. Joachim Haupt

Trap door Liphistius. The fishing lines extend from the mouth of the burrow (Berlin area) to West and East, and North and South, to Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, London, as well as to Lenigrad, Siedlce, Sofia, Beograd.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1987 , Rennes, France
Alain Cranard

An orb-weaver on its web covering the western part of France. Its abdomen shows the "Ermine", heraldic symbol of Brittany.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1985 , Bruxelles, Belgium
Dr. Léon Baert

Dolomedes fimbriatus (Clerk, 1757) carrying cocoon with inside a small Iguanodon bernissartensis, emblem of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1984 , Moulis, France
Dr. Christian Juberthie
L. Juberthie-Jupeau


 © Ota Zimmermann 1982 , Nancy, France
Bertrand Krafft

A male of a lycosids spider in a courtship position.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1981 , Modena - Pisa, Italy
Dr. Paolo Tongiorgi

An orb web fixed up between church and the tower in Pisa.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1979 , Barcelona, Spain
Dra. Dña. María Rambla de San Miguel

Cocoon of mimetid spider.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1978 , Avignon, France
Jean-Claude Ledoux

Neriene radiata (Walckenaer, 1841).

 © Ota Zimmermann 1976 , Les Eyzes, France
Roger Darchen

Microphotograph of spider integument.

 © Ota Zimmermann 1973 , Montpellier, France
Roland Legendre

Uroctea durandi (Walckenaer in Latrille, 1809).

1972 , Strasbourg, France
Bertrand Kraft