Observations in the Order: Araneae

Common Name: Spiders

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Flattie

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Location: Gaborone North
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

wall spider ventured into the sink

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Long leg spider on the move

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 2nd December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Wolf Spiders (Lycosidae)

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Location: Reynold Street
Observed: 1st December 2016
Added: 1st December 2016
Identifications:1
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Another spiders in another corner

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 1st December 2016
Identifications:1
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Spider in the corner of a door

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 1st December 2016
Likely ID: Smeringopus
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Spider in aloe tip.

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 30th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Bathroom window spider

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 30th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small

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Springspinnekop

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Swebeswebe Hanover wahlberg nes
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 30th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Zebra-striped Spider

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By: FrikLindeFrikLinde’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Witteberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 11th November 2016
Added: 30th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Gold (in sunlight), small spider in a wall corner

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Wolf spider

Wolf spider
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Location: Swebe-Swebe Maria Kamp
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Wolf spider

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Location: Swebe-Swebe Maria Kamp
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Wolf spider

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By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Swebe-Swebe Maria Kamp
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Wolf spider

Spider 2
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Location: Swebe-Swebe - Duna Lodge
Observed: 22nd November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Flat spider

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By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Swebe-Swebe Maria Kamp
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Baboon spider

Pterocinclus lapalala 2
By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Swebe-Swebe Maria Kamp
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Horned Baboon spider

Harpactira 3
By: JoubertJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in InvertebratesJoubert’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Swebe-Swebe Maria Kamp
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Baboon spider

Baboon spider 2
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Location: Swebe-Swebe - Hanover - Kwartelland
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Colourful spider

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By: FrikLindeFrikLinde’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Witteberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Crab Spider

Crab 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: Wakkerstroom R543 at Cutting
Observed: 22nd November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Crab Spider

Crab 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: Wakkerstroom above quarry on SE end of town
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Likely ID: Thomisus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Crab Spider

Crab
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: Wakkerstroom - Martins Dam n side
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Down Fido! You know you're too small still to fetch the ball ...

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 26th November 2016
Added: 27th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Earnest 5mm kitchen cutie

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Spot the spinnekop

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River road
Observed: 26th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Likely ID: Miagrammopes
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Not a suitable prey item

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Likely ID: Thomisus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

The spider seemed to investigate the beetle but did not appear to attack it. The next morning both were still on the flower, the beetle still very much alive.

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The Boxer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Likely ID: Oxyopes
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Think that this has been recorded by me before. My attention was drawn to it by rapidly moving pedipaps, reminded me a of boxer warming up.

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Spider

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Location: Simon's Town
Observed: 7th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Likely ID: Palystes
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Body was 20-25mm long

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Pinky's patience pays off.

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Likely ID: Thomisus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Watched this spider several times during the day, just sitting still on the flower. Rewarded later, both of us plus some small flies.

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Tiny passage jumper

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 25th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Pinky

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 25th November 2016
Likely ID: Thomisus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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