Observations in the Order: Araneae

Common Name: Spiders

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Flat Spider in the Naartjie Tree

Flat Spider in the Naartjie Tree
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 30th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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25 September 2016

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Tatas evasive Spider

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Location: Richtersveld, Tatasberg
Observed: 8th September 2016
Added: 30th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

I was told by the warden, that so far they never managed to catch one of those spiders ...

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Another Little Spider

Another Little Spider
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 30th September 2016
Added: 30th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Yellow spider

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Location: iMpendle Nature Reserve
Observed: 10th January 2008
Added: 29th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Wannabe Lady Beetle

Wannabe Lady Beetle
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 28th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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24 September 2016

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Tiny Spider with it's prey

Spider with it's prey
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 28th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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24 September 2016

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2 Spiders

Leucauge festiva
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 28th September 2016
Likely ID: Leucauge festiva
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Spider with ball jaws

Tetragnathidae
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 28th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Rainspider Cocoon

Cocoon
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Location: Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 23rd September 2016
Added: 28th September 2016
Likely ID: Palystes
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Hairy jumper

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Location: Loerkop, Greyton Commonage
Observed: 25th September 2016
Added: 26th September 2016
Likely ID: Stenaelurillus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Rain Spider exuvium

Rain Spider exuvium
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Restoration Trail
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 26th September 2016
Likely ID: Palystes
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Synema imitator

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Location: Mhlambanyatsi Road, near NE end of plantations
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 25th September 2016
Likely ID: Synema imitator
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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large spider

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Hawequas mountains
Observed: 19th September 2016
Added: 22nd September 2016
Likely ID: Palystes
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Small green spider

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Likely ID: Oxytate
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Found under a Wild peach leaf

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Wannabe a Natal Slender Ant

Wannabe Natal slender ant
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Spider! What? where?

Spider! What?  where?
By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Knolfontein farm, Swartruggens
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Likely ID: Selenops
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Spider

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By: Hayley-Anne
Location: Bizweni Avenue, Somerset West
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Likely ID: Synema imitator
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Light green colour, with brown/black markings. Unfortunately not a very good photo. The spider tried to hide every time I came close to it.

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unidentified spider

strange unidentified spider
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Location: cape vidal
Observed: 16th September 2016
Added: 18th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Tiny Spider

Tiny Spider
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Crab spider eating monkey beetle

Crab spider eating monkey beetle
By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Elsies Peak, Simon's Town
Observed: 4th December 2010
Added: 14th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Another Spider

Another Spider
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 13th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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It's a Spider!

Its a Spider!
By: _Magda_Magda is knowledgeable about Invertebrates_Magda’s earned reputation in Invertebrates_Magda’s earned reputation in Invertebrates_Magda’s earned reputation in Invertebrates_Magda’s earned reputation in Invertebrates_Magda’s earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 13th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Hider spider

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 13th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Tick looking spider

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: St Lucia Game Park
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 13th September 2016
Likely ID: Thomisops pupa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Yellow crab spider

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: St Lucia Game Park
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 13th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Spider with egg sac

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th September 2016
Added: 12th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Spider in mature pine plantation

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By: lizejoubertlizejoubert’s reputation in Invertebrateslizejoubert’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Dukuduku Pine Compartment
Observed: 6th February 2012
Added: 12th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Spider observed in mature (~30 year) experimental pine compartment in Dukuduku Forestry Estate, on the Western Shores of Lake St. Lucia. The second photo represents the sparse undergrowth in the forestry compartment.

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Taken!

Honey bee
By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Strand
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 11th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Crab spider capturing a cape honey bee

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Flattie Spider

flattie close
By: Lynette RudmanLynette Rudman’s reputation in InvertebratesLynette Rudman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: on the roadside on a farm
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 10th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A flattie spider found under a rock.

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Spider

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Hilton2
Observed: 2nd September 2016
Added: 10th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Species with which Spiders (Araneae) interacts