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African Mask Crab Spider

Synema sp.


± 25 mm - yellow brown , seemed really flat but was kind of high.


Found on the stem of a banana leaf - banana tree. This is in a moist area in garden, I suspect it was hunting flies.

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Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

Aaah, interesting, Thank you Johan, I see what you mean. Got my Fynbos book, awaiting the insect one..... ;)

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 7 years ago

African mask crab spider. Remember the variable colouring that can occur.

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Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Oct 4, 2012

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