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Naturwissenschaften

, Volume 72, Issue 12, pp 666–667 | Cite as

Spiral geometry in the garden spider's orb web

  • F. Vollrath
  • W. Mohren
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Spiral Geometry Garden Spider 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Vollrath
    • 1
  • W. Mohren
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyOxfordUK
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für VerhaltensphysiologieSeewiesen

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