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False House Button Spider

Theridion delicatum


Distribution: South Africa

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False house button spider
Theridion delicatum

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Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

yes, I see the resemblance!

Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Thank you Johan, I feel better.
We only get these in South Africa. Very interesting.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Compare the geometric pattern in the second photo of this spotting to your 4th photo.

I wouldn't worry about the storing of food. These have messy webs and what you saw there were in all probability dry husks with nothing in them.

Smith Zoo
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Smith Zoo

Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Aug 20, 2012

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