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Net-casting Spider

Menneus camelus


You'll have to look very closely to see this. This is the male without the hump.

Notes: Family Deinopidae Link to the female in a spotting last year.

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LuisStevens 9 years ago

Congratulations Johan! Amazing spotting!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 9 years ago

Congrats Johan!! Great spotting!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

That is incredible! Wonderful spotting well deserved congrats!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Thanks very much. I didn't think a stick photo would get this. Much appreciated!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

Congratulation Johan and thanks for sharing this amazing spotting with us. What a fascinating spider !

armadeus.4 9 years ago

Congratulations Johan!

DanielePralong 9 years ago

Congrats Johan!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Amazing. Congrats Johan.

Yasser 9 years ago

Johan, this master of disguise has been chosen as our Ranger-selected Spotting of the Week! Congratulations and thank you for sharing an out-of-this-world series. We can't wait to see what you come across next. Congrats again!


Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Beautiful series!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Thanks for the votes and comments!

Aaron_G 9 years ago

Another great spotting, Johan. This is an amazing spider and you captured it perfectly. :-)

ChunXingWong 9 years ago

I am really impressed with your spottings.
This one is truly amazing !

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Thanks Fyn

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Ava, added the references.
Thanks Michelle, I suppose it was just luck.

MichelleHammond 9 years ago

How did you even spot this incredible spider?! O_O Great photos!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Johan, please add a reference to make this a complete spotting.

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

A-MAZ-ING cryptic camouflage!

Johan Heyns
Spotted by
Johan Heyns

Lesedi Local Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 20, 2015
Submitted on Feb 20, 2015

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