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Sun Jumping Spiders (Genus Heliophanus)

Observer

khathu_dombo

Date

February 20, 2024 01:42 PM SAST
Jumping Spiders - Photo (c) Thomas Shahan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
arachnophile's ID: Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae)
Added on February 20, 2024
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Woodlouse Spider (Dysdera crocata)

Observer

doug263

Date

February 20, 2024 10:09 AM SAST

Description

Dead.

Woodlouse Spider - Photo (c) Graham Montgomery, all rights reserved, uploaded by Graham Montgomery
arachnophile's ID: Woodlouse Spider (Dysdera crocata)
Added on February 20, 2024
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Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider (Trichonephila fenestrata)

Observer

merix

Date

February 16, 2024 12:13 PM SAST
Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider - Photo (c) Dawid Oosthuizen, all rights reserved, uploaded by Dawid Oosthuizen
arachnophile's ID: Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider (Trichonephila fenestrata)
Added on February 20, 2024
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Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider (Trichonephila senegalensis)

Observer

lombc

Date

February 2, 2022 07:49 AM SAST

Description

Female with young and male in attendance.

Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider - Photo (c) rbeunen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by rbeunen
arachnophile's ID: Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider (Trichonephila senegalensis)
Added on February 20, 2024
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Tropical Tent-web Spider (Cyrtophora citricola)

Observer

john4548

Date

February 10, 2024 11:50 AM SAST

Description

Individuals from a colony of Cyrtophora citricola (tropical tent-web) spiders.

Tropical Tent-web Spider - Photo (c) Andrés E. Ríos Saldaña, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Andrés E. Ríos Saldaña
arachnophile's ID: Tropical Tent-web Spider (Cyrtophora citricola)
Added on February 19, 2024
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African Social Spider (Stegodyphus dumicola)

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

February 13, 2024 05:28 PM SAST

Description

Appears dead: no sign of any spider activity

African Social Spider - Photo (c) Wynand Uys, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Wynand Uys
arachnophile's ID: African Social Spider (Stegodyphus dumicola)
Added on February 19, 2024
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Common Garden Orbweb Spider (Argiope australis)

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

February 13, 2024 05:31 PM SAST
Common Garden Orbweb Spider - Photo (c) Mark Sikking, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Mark Sikking
arachnophile's ID: Common Garden Orbweb Spider (Argiope australis)
Added on February 19, 2024
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Tropical Tent-web Spider (Cyrtophora citricola)

Observer

john4548

Date

February 9, 2024 11:01 AM SAST

Description

These pictures are of a colony of Cyrtophora citricola (tropical tent-web) spiders. The first photo shows the largest chain of egg sacs. Subsequent photos show other spiders and/or egg sacs all within 2.5m of each other.

Tropical Tent-web Spider - Photo (c) Andrés E. Ríos Saldaña, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Andrés E. Ríos Saldaña
arachnophile's ID: Tropical Tent-web Spider (Cyrtophora citricola)
Added on February 19, 2024
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Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)

Observer

mrs_georgi

Date

Missing Date
Brown Widow - Photo (c) Jesse Rorabaugh, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jesse Rorabaugh
arachnophile's ID: Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)
Added on February 15, 2024
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Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider (Trichonephila fenestrata)

Date

February 14, 2024 09:25 AM SAST
Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider - Photo (c) Dawid Oosthuizen, all rights reserved, uploaded by Dawid Oosthuizen
arachnophile's ID: Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider (Trichonephila fenestrata)
Added on February 14, 2024
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Crown Pisaurids (Genus Rothus)

Observer

tamenie01

Date

February 14, 2024 02:53 PM SAST
Crown Pisaurids - Photo (c) Rudi von Staden, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Rudi von Staden
arachnophile's ID: Crown Pisaurids (Genus Rothus)
Added on February 14, 2024
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Southern Blackleg Orbweaver (Trichonephila fenestrata ssp. fenestrata)

Observer

conniewalker

Date

February 11, 2024 04:39 PM SAST
Southern Blackleg Orbweaver - Photo (c) Keith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Keith
arachnophile's ID: Southern Blackleg Orbweaver (Trichonephila fenestrata ssp. fenestrata)
Added on February 14, 2024
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Observer

meldem

Date

February 9, 2024 11:25 AM SAST
Tetragnatha - Photo (c) rolandwirth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by rolandwirth
arachnophile's ID: Genus Tetragnatha, a member of Long-jawed Orbweavers (Family Tetragnathidae)
Added on February 14, 2024
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Common Palp-footed Spiders (Genus Palpimanus)

Observer

christiaan17079

Date

February 3, 2024 05:17 AM SAST
Common Palp-footed Spiders - Photo (c) Jose Manuel Rasero Díaz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Jose Manuel Rasero Díaz
arachnophile's ID: Common Palp-footed Spiders (Genus Palpimanus)
Added on February 6, 2024
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Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)

Observer

lawrence124

Date

February 2, 2024 02:40 PM SAST

Place

Dennendal (Google, OSM)
Brown Widow - Photo (c) Jesse Rorabaugh, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jesse Rorabaugh
arachnophile's ID: Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)
Added on February 2, 2024
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Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)

Observer

doug263

Date

January 26, 2024 02:36 PM SAST

Description

Rescued from the pool. It took a long time to recover but surprisingly it eventually did.

Common Rain Spider - Photo (c) Rudolph Steenkamp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Rudolph Steenkamp
arachnophile's ID: Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)
Added on January 26, 2024
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Fisheating Spiders (Genus Nilus)

Date

January 26, 2024 03:24 PM SAST

Description

Nilus?

Fisheating Spiders - Photo (c) Wynand Uys, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Wynand Uys
arachnophile's ID: Fisheating Spiders (Genus Nilus)
Added on January 26, 2024
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Fisheating Spiders (Genus Nilus)

Date

January 26, 2024 03:24 PM SAST

Description

Nilus?

Fisheating Spiders - Photo (c) Wynand Uys, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Wynand Uys
arachnophile's ID: Fisheating Spiders (Genus Nilus)
Added on January 26, 2024
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Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae)

Observer

ludwig_muller

Date

January 18, 2024 09:49 AM SAST
Jumping Spiders - Photo (c) Thomas Shahan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
arachnophile's ID: Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae)
Added on January 26, 2024
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Masked Vlei Spider (Leucauge festiva)

Observer

lcreed

Date

January 2024
Masked Vlei Spider - Photo (c) clr1985, all rights reserved, uploaded by clr1985
arachnophile's ID: Masked Vlei Spider (Leucauge festiva)
Added on January 25, 2024
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Wall Crab Spiders (Family Selenopidae)

Observer

jasonjams

Date

January 24, 2024 07:35 AM SAST

Description

Around 2.5cm.

Wall Crab Spiders - Photo (c) Javier Chiavone, all rights reserved, uploaded by Javier Chiavone
arachnophile's ID: Wall Crab Spiders (Family Selenopidae)
Added on January 24, 2024
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Highveld Lesser-Thicktail Scorpion (Uroplectes triangulifer)

Observer

luke_goddard

Date

January 24, 2024 10:24 AM SAST
Highveld Lesser-Thicktail Scorpion - Photo (c) Ryanvanhuyssteen, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
arachnophile's ID: Highveld Lesser-Thicktail Scorpion (Uroplectes triangulifer)
Added on January 24, 2024
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African Hermit Spider (Nephilingis cruentata)

Observer

lezanne_rossouw

Date

January 22, 2024 01:28 PM SAST

Place

Fourways (Google, OSM)

Description

My friend Azmat spotted this cutie pie.

African Hermit Spider - Photo (c) Marco Rastelli, all rights reserved, uploaded by Marco Rastelli
arachnophile's ID: African Hermit Spider (Nephilingis cruentata)
Added on January 22, 2024
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Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)

Observer

hhodgson

Date

October 14, 2022 08:43 PM SAST
Rain Spiders - Photo (c) Graham McCleland, all rights reserved, uploaded by Graham McCleland
arachnophile's ID: Rain Spiders (Genus Palystes)
Added on January 22, 2024
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Common Daddy Long-legs Spiders (Genus Smeringopus)

Observer

hhodgson

Date

October 14, 2022 07:51 PM SAST
Cellar Spiders - Photo (c) Tony Iwane, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Tony Iwane
arachnophile's ID: Cellar Spiders (Family Pholcidae)
Added on January 22, 2024
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Southern Blackleg Orbweaver (Trichonephila fenestrata ssp. fenestrata)

Observer

nickleggatt

Date

January 19, 2024 11:10 AM SAST
Southern Blackleg Orbweaver - Photo (c) Keith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Keith
arachnophile's ID: Southern Blackleg Orbweaver (Trichonephila fenestrata ssp. fenestrata)
Added on January 19, 2024
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Orchard Spiders and Allies (Genus Leucauge)

Observer

alandmanson

Date

December 25, 2023 11:08 AM SAST
Leucauge levanderi - Photo (c) avid607, all rights reserved, uploaded by avid607
arachnophile's ID: Leucauge levanderi, a member of Orchard Spiders and Allies (Genus Leucauge)
Added on January 17, 2024
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Rain Spiders (Genus Palystes)

Observer

donchelu

Date

May 4, 2023 12:47 PM SAST
Rain Spiders - Photo (c) Graham McCleland, all rights reserved, uploaded by Graham McCleland
arachnophile's ID: Rain Spiders (Genus Palystes)
Added on January 17, 2024
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Cobweb Spiders (Family Theridiidae)

Observer

davidclp

Date

January 16, 2024 10:59 AM WET
False Widow Spiders - Photo (c) Nicky Bay, all rights reserved, uploaded by Nicky Bay
arachnophile's ID: False Widow Spiders (Genus Steatoda)
Added on January 16, 2024
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Massaja Nilus Fish-Eating Spider (Nilus massajae)

Observer

galpinmd

Date

January 14, 2024 02:08 PM SAST
Massaja Nilus Fish-Eating Spider - Photo (c) william van Niekerk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by william van Niekerk
arachnophile's ID: Massaja Nilus Fish-Eating Spider (Nilus massajae)
Added on January 16, 2024
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