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Museum and Institute of Zoology PAN, Warszawa, POLAND
Jerzy Prószyński 2008
a selection of www pages from
Salticidae (Araneae) of the World
Evarcha pileckii Proszynski, 2000
No. 0181 Israel: Negev
Source: Original drawings by J. Proszynski published in: Proszynski J. 2000.
On mostly new Salticidae (Aranei) from Levant. Arthropoda Selecta,
Moskwa, 8(4): 243-242, figs 45-47. With Author's and Editor's permission. Also
in: J. Proszynski. Salticidae of Levant. Annales zoologici,
2003: 61-62, figs 206, 220-221. With Author's and Editor's permission.
. With Author's and Editor's permission.
"Etymology. Named in honor of the late Witold Pilecki (1901-1948),
Polish cavalry officer before World War II, during Nazi German occupation of
Poland volunteered for Polish Resistance (Armia Krajowa) an almost suicidal
mission of penetrating Auschwitz Concentration camp. Deliberaterily letting
himself be arested, on Setpember 21st 1940 was incarcerated in the Camp (Camp
Number 4859) where has organized network of Resistance, uniting spontaneously
but chaotically sprouting resistance groups. Escaping from the Camp in the Spring
of 1943, he wrote detailed report on Camp, forwarded by the Hedquaters of the
AK to the West; the first detailed report on what was Auschwitz Camp. After
the War active in military intelligence for Polish Emigree organization, caught,
sentenced and executed." [from the original description: Arthropoda Selecta,
Moskwa, 8(4): 243-242]
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