Location: Riversley Farm
Lat/Lng: -23.5356834, 27.0939629
cattle farm, open bush with poor sweetveld type grazingClose
Observed: 8th April 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
large, substantial spider with relatively short stout legs, dorsally the spider was grey and rough textured while ventrally it was shiny jet black with 2 anterial, orange-brown spots. The legs were very distinctly black and white banded from below with the white portions being hairy and the black areas naked. The large orb web was about 1m in diameter with spacings of 4 or 5 cms between the circular strands.