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Vlakvarkvrou
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Spider: Jumping

Unread post by Vlakvarkvrou » Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:14 pm

Good evening,
Can anybody tell me what this spider is please. We saw it at Nkuhlu in the KNP. It is tiny (about the size of my pinkie nail). It was posted in our (me and Me Skarabee's) TR and Smitherson asked us to identify the spider. Could it be one of the jumping spiders?

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Re: Spider ID needed

Unread post by Crested Val » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:46 pm

I notice no one replied to the previous ID request, so I am hoping that I have more luck!!! :pray: :pray:

This oke was seen near Kruger in 2013.

I had assumed it was a rain spider, but since there has been an ID request on Facebook, it seems there are various spiders who are similar.

Many thanks.


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I long each day for my beloved Kruger!!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Spider ID needed

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:59 am

From my book it looks like one of the Rain spiders, but then again I'm not a spider expert. :?

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Re: Spider ID needed

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:20 pm

Thanks Elsa. :dance:
I long each day for my beloved Kruger!!!! :thumbs_up:


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