Observations in the Family: Thomisidae

Common Name: Crabspiders

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Spider on daisy in Agulhas National Park

Spider on daisy
By: scottnramsay
Location: Agulhas National Park
Observed: 11th October 2011
Added: 29th June 2015
Likely ID: Synema imitator
Identifications:1
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Synema marlothi on Chrysocoma ciliata

Synema marlothi on Chrysocoma ciliata
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSeaKeysSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Heaven in the Langkloof
Observed: 21st June 2015
Added: 25th June 2015
Likely ID: Synema marlothi
Identifications:1
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Mask Crab spider with Honey Bee prey, Jackal flies waiting in the wings for scraps

Lynx Spider with Prey
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 26th February 2008
Added: 25th June 2015
Likely ID: Synema imitator
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Thomisus citrinellus on Erica newdigateae

 Thomisus citrinellus on Erica newdigateae
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSeaKeysSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Heaven in the Langkloof
Observed: 20th June 2015
Added: 24th June 2015
Identifications:1
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What Danger Lurks?

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Cliff walls of Chapmans Peak Drive
Observed: 19th June 2015
Added: 19th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Spider

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: Prinskasteel Wetlands A9d Tokai
Observed: 13th June 2015
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
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Crab Spider with Moth Prey

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 30th May 2015
Added: 30th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

On what I think was the herb Tansy, both very small.

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Spinnekop

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Nylstroom
Observed: 28th May 2015
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Spider

Spider
By: Gurshwin Chopper
Location: Hantam NBG,office area
Observed: 21st May 2015
Added: 21st May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Strewth spider

spider struth
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Doringrivier east
Observed: 24th April 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Yellow Peril

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 23rd April 2015
Added: 23rd April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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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: Joostenbergkloof
Observed: 14th April 2015
Added: 22nd April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Masked Spider

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Likely ID: Synema
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Selago spider and supper

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Back fields
Observed: 17th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heli spider crab stripy

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Could be the same one as http://www.ispotnature.org/node/656118 with a new yellow hue?

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Pea spider

crab spider
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Eskom Proteus
Observed: 10th April 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Time to look for a new flower?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 7th April 2015
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Relatively large specimen, on a past-by-best vygie.

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Heli spider crab pink

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 5th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Heli spider synema-on-steroids

spider synema big
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Likely ID: Synema
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A much bigger creature than the other three species of Synema seen on the heli.

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Heli spider synema little

spider synema imitator
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Likely ID: Synema imitator
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heli spider small pale thom

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Tiny Daisy Crab

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Heli spider cream crab in retreat

spider cream crab nest
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
Comments:0
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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
Comments:0
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Heli spider nigro

spider synema black 3
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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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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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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crab spider

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield 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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African mask crab spider with wasp catch

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Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed: 14th March 2015
Added: 14th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:5
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Heli spider big yellow

spider crab yellow
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 11th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Species with which Crabspiders (Thomisidae) interacts