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Karoo rain spider

Parapalystes euphorbiae


Rain spider found inside the toolbox of an abandoned harvester on a visit to Namaqualand in April. The second photo shows various old moults and dead prey. Last photo shows the habitat of this spider.


Nocturnal spider found mainly in the Karoo and drier north western regions of South Africa.

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Johan Heyns
Spotted by
Johan Heyns

Nama Khoi Local Municipality, Northern Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012

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