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Spider: Flat-bellied Ground

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photowiz
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Spider: Flat-bellied Ground

Unread postby photowiz » Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:20 am

Hi Guys/Girls..

Was taking some creative photo's :cam: of sunflowers when this guy came looking what i am doing...

Any one tell me what spider this is ?

Thanks
Image

howard jacobson
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Joined: Mon Dec 01, 2008 7:57 am
Location: Sandringham, Johannesburg

Re: Spider ID needed

Unread postby howard jacobson » Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:02 pm

Hi photowiz

Your excellent spider pic looks like one of the flat-bellied ground spiders or mouse spiders (gnaphosids).

Regards

Howard Jacobson


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