Photos / Sounds

Observer

robertwienand

Date

May 2021

Description

ID confirmed of male by Prof. C. Haddad

Helafricanus fascinatus - Photo (c) Robert Wienand, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Robert Wienand
wesselpretorius's ID: Helafricanus fascinatus, a member of Typical Jumping Spiders (Subfamily Salticinae)
Added on March 4, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

robertwienand

Date

May 2021

Description

ID confirmed of male by Prof. C. Haddad

Helafricanus fascinatus - Photo (c) Robert Wienand, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Robert Wienand
wesselpretorius's ID: Helafricanus fascinatus, a member of Typical Jumping Spiders (Subfamily Salticinae)
Added on March 4, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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Observer

robertwienand

Date

August 2022

Description

ID confirmed by Prof. C. Haddad - adult female

Helafricanus demonstrativus - Photo (c) Robert Wienand, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Robert Wienand
wesselpretorius's ID: Helafricanus demonstrativus, a member of Typical Jumping Spiders (Subfamily Salticinae)
Added on March 3, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

African Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridis)

Observer

field_notes

Date

April 3, 2018 07:55 AM SAST
African Green Lynx Spider - Photo (c) Wynand Uys, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Wynand Uys
wesselpretorius's ID: African Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridis)
Added on March 2, 2024
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What

Slender Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider (Myrmarachne ichneumon)

Observer

suncana

Date

February 25, 2024 11:14 AM SAST
Slender Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
wesselpretorius's ID: Slender Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider (Myrmarachne ichneumon)
Added on March 1, 2024
Supporting

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What

Rain Spiders (Genus Palystes)

Observer

odettecurtis

Date

August 4, 2023 01:44 PM SAST
Palystinae - Photo (c) Rudolph Steenkamp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Rudolph Steenkamp
wesselpretorius's ID: Subfamily Palystinae, a member of Huntsman Spiders (Family Sparassidae)
Added on March 1, 2024
Improving

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Observer

annabelle97

Date

December 20, 2020 11:54 AM SAST

Place

WC, ZA (Google, OSM)
Wall Crab Spiders - Photo (c) Javier Chiavone, all rights reserved, uploaded by Javier Chiavone
wesselpretorius's ID: Wall Crab Spiders (Family Selenopidae)
Added on March 1, 2024
Leading

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What

Spotted Orbweavers (Genus Neoscona)

Observer

doug263

Date

February 28, 2024 02:09 PM SAST

Description

In a large orb web.

Spotted Orbweavers - Photo (c) Matt Claghorn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Matt Claghorn
wesselpretorius's ID: Spotted Orbweavers (Genus Neoscona)
Added on February 29, 2024
Supporting

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Observer

suvarna

Date

January 13, 2020 02:51 PM SAST
Olios auricomis - Photo no rights reserved, uploaded by Jonathan Whitaker
wesselpretorius's ID: Olios auricomis, a member of Golden Huntsman Spiders (Genus Olios)
Added on February 29, 2024
Improving

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What

Common Garden Orbweb Spider (Argiope australis)

Observer

gillian21

Date

February 27, 2024 08:48 AM SAST
Common Garden Orbweb Spider - Photo (c) Mark Sikking, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Mark Sikking
wesselpretorius's ID: Common Garden Orbweb Spider (Argiope australis)
Added on February 29, 2024
Supporting

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What

Southern Blackleg Orbweaver (Trichonephila fenestrata ssp. fenestrata)

Observer

gabymeyer

Date

January 6, 2016 10:32 AM SAST
Southern Blackleg Orbweaver - Photo (c) Keith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Keith
wesselpretorius's ID: Southern Blackleg Orbweaver (Trichonephila fenestrata ssp. fenestrata)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)

Observer

mischa15

Date

February 28, 2024 06:50 PM SAST
Brown Widow - Photo (c) Jesse Rorabaugh, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jesse Rorabaugh
wesselpretorius's ID: Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)

Observer

pauline439

Date

February 28, 2024 06:53 PM SAST
Common Rain Spider - Photo (c) Rudolph Steenkamp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Rudolph Steenkamp
wesselpretorius's ID: Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)
Added on February 29, 2024
Supporting

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What

Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)

Observer

mischa15

Date

February 28, 2024 06:49 PM SAST
Brown Widow - Photo (c) Jesse Rorabaugh, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jesse Rorabaugh
wesselpretorius's ID: Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

False Widow Spiders (Genus Steatoda)

Observer

cecileroux

Date

February 28, 2024 12:31 PM SAST
False Widow Spiders - Photo (c) Nicky Bay, all rights reserved, uploaded by Nicky Bay
wesselpretorius's ID: False Widow Spiders (Genus Steatoda)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

African Hermit Spider (Nephilingis cruentata)

Observer

luciushlatswayo

Date

February 28, 2024 08:24 PM SAST
African Hermit Spider - Photo (c) Marco Rastelli, all rights reserved, uploaded by Marco Rastelli
wesselpretorius's ID: African Hermit Spider (Nephilingis cruentata)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Cape Rainspider (Palystes castaneus)

Observer

ruthie_mac

Date

January 30, 2024 10:37 AM SAST
Cape Rainspider - Photo (c) Stephan Butler, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephan Butler
wesselpretorius's ID: Cape Rainspider (Palystes castaneus)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Rain Spiders (Genus Palystes)

Observer

piena

Date

December 19, 2023 04:58 PM SAST
Rain Spiders - Photo (c) Graham McCleland, all rights reserved, uploaded by Graham McCleland
wesselpretorius's ID: Rain Spiders (Genus Palystes)
Added on February 29, 2024
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Observer

saschaschumann

Date

February 28, 2024 02:11 PM SAST

Description

maybe 8mm

Natta - Photo (c) Wynand Uys, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Wynand Uys
wesselpretorius's ID: Genus Natta, a member of Typical Jumping Spiders (Subfamily Salticinae)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)

Observer

trekking_denna

Date

February 18, 2024 04:54 PM SAST
Common Rain Spider - Photo (c) Rudolph Steenkamp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Rudolph Steenkamp
wesselpretorius's ID: Common Rain Spider (Palystes superciliosus)
Added on February 29, 2024
Leading

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What

Grass Crab Spiders (Genus Runcinia)

Observer

anthonywalton

Date

February 28, 2024 04:38 PM SAST

Description

Constructed a nest for hatchlings by sewing two old heads of Themeda triandra together
Very well camoflauged against the grass-heads
Hatchlings inside

Grass Crab Spiders - Photo (c) Jacobo Krauel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Jacobo Krauel
wesselpretorius's ID: Grass Crab Spiders (Genus Runcinia)
Added on February 29, 2024
Improving

Photos / Sounds

Observer

oswaldkurten

Date

February 25, 2024 11:17 AM SAST

Tags

Thanatus - Photo no rights reserved, uploaded by Jesse Rorabaugh
wesselpretorius's ID: Genus Thanatus, a member of Running Crab Spiders (Family Philodromidae)
Added on February 29, 2024
Improving

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What

Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider (Trichonephila senegalensis)

Observer

sowadart

Date

January 20, 2024 03:20 PM SAST
Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider - Photo (c) rbeunen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by rbeunen
wesselpretorius's ID: Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider (Trichonephila senegalensis)
Added on February 29, 2024
Supporting

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Observer

megzfisher

Date

February 28, 2024 07:35 AM SAST
Mystaria savannensis - Photo no rights reserved, uploaded by Jonathan Whitaker
wesselpretorius's ID: Mystaria savannensis, a member of Beetle Crab Spiders (Genus Mystaria)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Crowned Lynx Spiders (Genus Hamataliwa)

Observer

megzfisher

Date

February 28, 2024 07:59 AM SAST
Crowned Lynx Spiders - Photo (c) Wynand Uys, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Wynand Uys
wesselpretorius's ID: Crowned Lynx Spiders (Genus Hamataliwa)
Added on February 29, 2024
Leading

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What

Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider (Trichonephila fenestrata)

Observer

prince_za

Date

February 29, 2024 08:48 AM SAST
Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider - Photo (c) Dawid Oosthuizen, all rights reserved, uploaded by Dawid Oosthuizen
wesselpretorius's ID: Hairy Golden Orb-weaving Spider (Trichonephila fenestrata)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Banded Orbweavers (Genus Trichonephila)

Observer

megzfisher

Date

February 28, 2024 05:01 PM SAST
Banded Orbweavers - Photo (c) Brad Moon, all rights reserved, uploaded by Brad Moon
wesselpretorius's ID: Banded Orbweavers (Genus Trichonephila)
Added on February 29, 2024
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What

Typical Spiders (Suborder Araneomorphae)

Observer

megzfisher

Date

February 28, 2024 08:14 PM SAST
Recluse Spiders - Photo (c) Kevin Wiener, all rights reserved, uploaded by Kevin Wiener
wesselpretorius's ID: Recluse Spiders (Genus Loxosceles)
Added on February 29, 2024
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Observer

tania_snyders

Date

February 26, 2024 06:26 AM SAST
Scytodes - Photo (c) Toby, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Toby
wesselpretorius's ID: Genus Scytodes, a member of Spitting Spiders (Family Scytodidae)
Added on February 29, 2024
Improving

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Observer

nantistrydom

Date

February 29, 2024 12:01 PM SAST
Harmochirus - Photo (c) Ryosuke Kuwahara, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ryosuke Kuwahara
wesselpretorius's ID: Genus Harmochirus, a member of Typical Jumping Spiders (Subfamily Salticinae)
Added on February 29, 2024
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