Observations in the Family: Theraphosidae

English Name: Baboonspiders

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Baboon spider

Baboon spider
By: rianabate
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Small Baboon spider

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By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Blyde River Near Hoedspruit
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 5
Description: Smallish: Body length about 24mm Seems to have taken up residence in our kitchen.

Baboon spider

Baboon spider 38mm
By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Blyde River Near Hoedspruit
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: Body length about 38mm. It seems to have taken up tempory residence in our home. Climbs walls easily. Fast mover.

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Spider
By: rianabate
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed on: 10th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th November 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 2
Comments: 3
Description: Found floating in swimming pool Approx 55 mm (without legs)

Harpactira

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By: D.SlabbertD.Slabbert's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: M14, Cape Farms
Observed on: 20th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th November 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: No star stripes on the back,legs have white hairs, red hairs on the abdomen. I think the species is Harpactira chrysogaster but not really sure how to discern between Harpactira chrysogaster and atra.

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By: mikefabricius1809
Location: Shamwari Game reserve
Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Harpactirella

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 24th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Likely ID: Harpactirella
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Spider

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 30th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Horned Baboon Spider

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By: desbes
Location: Ngamiland East, North West
Observed on: 2nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: Thought guys like these were only found in South America somewhere. Would love to know if that horn has a use.

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

tigrina(Hankey)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Hankey, Eastern Cape
Observed on: 8th August 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Large size, 10-14cm diagonal legspan in adults. Males are smaller. Copper/brown overall, with copper coloured hairs covering the legs and body. Legs beige/brown, but not yellow dorsally as in guttata. Femurs dark. Yellowish bands around the leg joints. Striking copper coloured, starburst pattern on the carapace, with copper coloured hairs on the fringe of the carapace. More robust looking spider than guttata, but superficially similar. Stridulatory setae on the inside and outside faces of the chelicerae.

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

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By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Hankey, Eastern Cape
Observed on: 8th August 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

pulchripes(Samara lodge)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Samara lodge, Eastern Cape
Observed on: 10th April 2007
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Large size, 10-14cm diagonal legspan in adults. Bright yellow body overall, with legs, from the tarsus to the femur, metallic blue dorsally. Orange hairs ventrally. Striking bronze colour starburst pattern on the carapace. Males can be sexually dimorphic, with dark brown to black body colouration, but legs are still metallic blue. Spots and fishbone pattern on the abdomen dorsally. Stridulatory setae on the inside and outside faces of the chelicerae.

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

guttata(Grahamstown)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Grahamstown
Observed on: 12th August 2008
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Medium size, 8-10cm diagonal legspan in adults. Males are smaller, 6-8cm diagonal legspan. Light brown/beige overall, with the front legs and pedipalps yellowish dorsally. Dark femurs. Striking carapace pattern, with beige on black. Light brown/yellow/white fringe around the carapace. Covered in pink hair ventrally, when freshly moulted. Beige/white leg banding at the joints. Stridulatory setae on the inside and outside cheliceral faces.

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

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By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Grahamstown
Observed on: 12th August 2008
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

chrysogaster(Worcester)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: N1, Worcester
Observed on: 11th December 2006
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Medium to large size, 10-12cm diagonal legspan in adults. No starburst pattern on the carapace in adults (Juveniles sometimes do). Leg joints are banded with white hairs. Copper/pink fringe around the carapace. The copper sheen often carries into the black colouration of the carapace. Dense covering of orange/red hairs on the abdomen. Stridulatory setae on the inside and outside faces of the chelicerae.

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

baviana(Hanover)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Hanover, Northern Cape
Observed on: 12th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Medium size, 5-8cm in adults. Black with a green metallic sheen overall. Legs and abdomen covered in long white hairs. Very Striking (contrasting) starburst pattern on the carapace. Stridulatory setae on the inside and outside faces of the chelicerae. Note: Similar in appearance to Harpactira namaquensis, but baviana adults are smaller, and less hairy.

Harpactira (Common baboon spider)

atra(Kirstenbosch)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Kirstenbosch botanical gardens
Observed on: 15th January 2007
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Medium to large species, 8-12cm diagonal legspan in adults. Overall jet black in colour, velvety texture to legs and carapace. Abdomen covered in sparse red hairs. White/beige fringe around the carapace. Stridulatory setae on the inside and outside faces of the chelicerae.

Harpactirella (Lesser baboon spider)

spinosa(Steinkopf)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Steinkopf
Observed on: 12th March 2007
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 4
Description: Small species, 3-4cm diagonal legspan in adults. Brown overall, with dark femurs, and light stripes down the legs and on patella. Light brown/yellow fringe around the carapace. Striking starburst pattern on the carapace. Carapace elongated, not symmetrically round. Spots and fishbone pattern on the abdomen dorsally.

Harpactirella (Lesser baboon spider)

helenae(St.Helena Bay)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: St. Helena Bay
Observed on: 6th January 2008
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Small size, 3-5cm in adults. Dark brown/black overall, with speckled pattern on abdomen dorsally. Femurs dark. No starburst pattern on the carapace.

Harpactirella (Lesser baboon spider)

overdijki(Barberton)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Barberton outskirts
Observed on: 15th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Small size, 4-6cm diagonal legspan in adults. Very striking starburst pattern on the carapace. No stridulating setae on the inside or outside faces of the chelicerae. Yellow/brown overall, with contrasting lighter stripes down the legs dorsally, and stripes on the patella. Females have uncharacteristically fused spermathecae, and males have a spoon shaped embolus.

Harpactirella (Lesser baboon spider)

longipes(Piketberg)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Piketberg mountains
Observed on: 16th January 2007
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 4
Description: Small size, 3-4cm diagonal legspan in adults. No starburst pattern on the carapace. Overall chocolate brown in colour, with darker brown/black femurs. Elongated carapace, not symmetrically round. Contrasting golden bands at the leg joints.

Harpactirella(Lesser baboon spider)

magna(Addo)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Addo Elephant Park
Observed on: 10th April 2007
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3
Description: Small size, 3-5cm diagonal legspan in adults. Bright yellow legs and pedipalps, with dark femurs. Striking starburst pattern on carapace. Inside cheliceral face is smooth. Outside cheliceral face has fine hair, but not stridulatory setae.

Idiothele (Trapdoor baboon spider)

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By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Ndumo nature reserve
Observed on: 11th May 2010
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Medium sized, 5-8cm diagonal legspan. Symmetrically round carapace. Bright blue (to grey-blue in adult males) tarsal segment of the legs and tips of the pedipalps. Characteristic burrows with a crudely developed trapdoor flap, constructed out of silk and surrounding substrate. The tips of the spinnerets are cone-like (conical) in the Idiothele genus, as opposed to finger-like (digitiform) in other baboon spiders. Stridulating setae on the outside edge of the chelicerae.

Harpactirella (Lesser baboon spider)

lightfooti(Wellington)
By: Patrick GildenhuysPatrick Gildenhuys is knowledgeable about InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in InvertebratesPatrick Gildenhuys's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: R44, Paarl
Observed on: 3rd June 2007
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 7
Description: A small species, 3-5cm diagonal legspan in adults. Brown, to slightly orange overall, with a typical fishbone pattern on the abdomen dorsally. Copper coloured sheen in freshly moulted specimens. Striking starburst pattern on the carapace. Carapace slightly elongated, not symmetrically round. No stridulating setae on the inside or outside faces of the chelicerae.

Spider

Baboon Spider
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Uitsig Cedarberg
Observed on: 14th December 2010
Added to iSpot: 10th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: Ecology Base: Senior Scout Adventure 2010 A sample of goggas that were captured in the herpetogical traps over 10 days.

Spider Hunting Wasp and Baboon Spider

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Tilney
Observed on: 23rd January 2008
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Likely ID: Theraphosidae
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Wasp was dragging a paralysed Baboon Spider across the road.

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By: guido.cozaguido.coza's reputation in Invertebratesguido.coza's reputation in Invertebratesguido.coza's reputation in Invertebratesguido.coza's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: A15, Mtarazi Falls National Park
Observed on: 19th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th June 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 1
Comments: 19

Theraphosid spider

Theraphosid spider
By: dherbert
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Location: Colleywobbles
Observed on: 19th February 2006
Added to iSpot: 7th June 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

An African Dictator

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Cape Union Mart, Century City, Cape Town
Observed on: 24th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2
Description: This spider took offense to a pen been offered and attacked the pen sinking its fangs in. But it didn't seem to have a problem with Norman's hand. I think it's to do with knowing their likes and dislikes. Apparently if they think your hand is part of the substrate, then it's not a threat to it. Norman has been bitten once and says that it didn't swell at all, but gave him a searing pain for 17 hours or so. I guess what I learned is don't poke your finger in the face of a dictator. Always sound advice.

Baboon in a burrow

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Location: Machampane
Observed on: 12th January 2011
Added to iSpot: 21st May 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: The guide put a grass stalk into the burrow, which the spider would attack/grab, then he could pull her out - but not completely, because the spider would let go.

Shaggy

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By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed on: 8th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th May 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bobbejaanspinnekop

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Location: R40, Barberton
Observed on: 2nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 4th May 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Baboon Spider (Harpactira chrysogaster) 4web 0209

Baboon Spider (Harpactira chrysogaster) 4web 0209
By: guido.cozaguido.coza's reputation in Invertebratesguido.coza's reputation in Invertebratesguido.coza's reputation in Invertebratesguido.coza's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Bvumba Road, Mutare
Observed on: 19th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Kleinmond tunnel vision

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By: magrietb
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Location: Palmiet East bank, Kleinmond
Observed on: 31st March 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: In a pile of recently chopped restio twigs on a cleared path. I can never sit still for long enough to entice one of these guys out: one for the biohike bucket list.

Baboon spider

Baboon spider
By: Chris Wahlberg
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: R526, Phalaborwa
Observed on: 22nd February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th March 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2

Harpactira species

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By: rudi@capenature
Cape Nature
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Location: Mossel Bay
Observed on: 3rd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th February 2014
Likely ID: Harpactira
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

baboon spider

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By: Alexander
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: R301, Bain`s Kloof Pass
Observed on: 21st February 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th February 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 5

id of spider being dragged by wasp

Wasp and baboon spider
By: vivvdh
Location: Carmichael Rd, Fish Hoek
Observed on: 23rd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th January 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: A large black spider that I thought was a baboon spider.

Baboon spider

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Garden
Observed on: 2nd October 2012
Added to iSpot: 14th January 2014
Likely ID: Harpactira
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Horned Baboon Spider

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Masebe Nature Reserve
Observed on: 12th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd December 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Baboon Spider

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about InvertebratesAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in InvertebratesAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in InvertebratesAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in InvertebratesAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in InvertebratesAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 6th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 11th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 6

Baboon Spiders

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 1st November 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 4

Mygalomorph spider

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By: MichaelWhiteheadMichaelWhitehead's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Olive Glen Farm
Observed on: 18th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 6
Description: Walking on the path in full warm sunshine late-morning.

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By: CraigT
Location: Weltevreden Park
Observed on: 4th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 4th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 5
Description: Please can someone help identify this spider for me. My 7 yr old son is very interested in spiders and I would hate for him to mess around with anything that is dangerous. Thanks for the help. Craig

Spider

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View
Observed on: 30th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th October 2013
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2

Baboon spider retreat

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Location: Dullstroom
Observed on: 13th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 13th October 2013
Likely ID: Harpactira gigas
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Silk lined retreat measured +/- 35mm in diameter. Spider no where to be seen.

Overdijk's lesser baboon spider

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Makuleke area, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 18th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2
Description: Relatively large moving around at night. I found many of these about 4cm long. All were fantastically golden. Thanks to Patrick Gildenhuys for the identification.

Baboon spider

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Makuleke area, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 21st September 2013
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 4
Description: Relatively small baboon spiders. Very golden, not sure what species it is.

Baboon spider

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Makuleke area, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 21st September 2013
Added to iSpot: 7th October 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 4
Description: Spider was paralysed. Likely the victim of a wasp. Not enough proof to add an interaction. Not sure of the species.

Bobbejaan spinnekop

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Buffeljagsrivier
Observed on: 26th September 2009
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Species with which Baboonspiders (Theraphosidae) interacts

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