Observations in the Order: Araneae

Common Name: Spiders

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Spider (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 12th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Kite Spider and web (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 12th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Hairy field spider?

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Location: Unnamed Road, Bulwer
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heli spider cream crab in retreat

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Heli spider little yellow crab

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Heli spider nigro

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Heli spider oxy with green lunch

spider oxy with green lunch
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Likely ID: Oxyopes
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heli spider orange brownbum

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Likely ID: Oxyopes
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heli spider little crab green

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Large spider

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island, Sedgefield, South Africa
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Likely ID: Palystes
Identifications:1
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Spider

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By: rjpretor
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Location: Between Bultfontein & Welkom, FS
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Golden Orbweb Spiders (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 12th March 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Likely ID: Nephila inaurata
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
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Kite Spider (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 11th March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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orb spider eating red beetle

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Near Rheenedal
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Banded-Legged Nephila (Nephila senegalensis subsp. annulata)?

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Location: Bulwer Biospere
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Black jumping spider with white socks

Black jumping spider with white socks
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Location: Charters Creek, Western Shores
Observed: 4th January 2015
Added: 21st March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Green Mama & da Family

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Location: Ndoni Loop, Western Shores
Observed: 25th December 2014
Added: 21st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Crab Spider

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th March 2015
Added: 21st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bark Spider

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 16th March 2015
Added: 21st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Orbweb Spider

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Location: Mfazana Hide
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 21st March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Spider

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Location: Medike
Observed: 19th February 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Likely ID: Mygalomorphae
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Baboon Spider (Golden)

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Location: Medike
Observed: 10th February 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Likely ID: Harpactirella
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Garden Orb-web Spider

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Location: Medike
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Platyoides

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Location: Medike
Observed: 10th February 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Rubbish

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small, hides behind material in the web.

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Jumping Spider

Jumping Spider
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: Kleinmond north ascent Three Sisters
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Likely ID: Jumping Spiders
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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crab spider

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island, Sedgefield
Observed: 8th May 2014
Added: 19th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Spider and nest

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 17th March 2015
Added: 19th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Daddy Long Legs Spiders

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Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 18th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Snarly spidey

Snarly spidey
By: KarenK
Observed: 14th March 2015
Added: 18th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

This is one of two thriving spiders in my back yard. I am fascinated by the patterning on this one's back which to me looks like an angry face, complete with teeth! :) Is this chap poisonous? Thanks!

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Species with which Spiders (Araneae) interacts