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Green pea spider

Araneus apricus

Description:

Bright green spider, very well camouflaged when it hides amongst leaves.

Habitat:

Riverine forest (Spirostachys africanus)

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19 Comments

Great catch Kate,beautiful collour,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Lovely lovely!
Very much like it's South-american relative the Molinaranea magellanica.
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Congrats on the spotting of the day

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

Oh that is Excellent news! :D

KateBraun
KateBraun 7 years ago

Thanks, everyone. Perhaps this is fitting - we have now passed 300 spottings for the Mlawula Nature Reserve mission!

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

Oh hurray! Congratulations to the spotting of the day :D
Swaziland delivers :)

Ajenjonadita
Ajenjonadita 7 years ago

Wow! Very nice!! It's an awesome spider!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Congratulations

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Congratulations, Kate.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Congrats Kate. Beautiful green spider

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Hey congratulations. What a cute spider. Aptly named !!

Congrats Kate on this SOTD!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Congrats Kate, your well-named green pea spider is our Spotting of the Day!

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KateBraun
KateBraun 7 years ago

Thanks, everyone!

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

The photos turned out great Kate. Congratulations :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Oh he's lovely! Great camouflage too.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Very nice spotting, Kate ! they must look really interesting in their webs..would love to see one.

Mauron
Mauron 7 years ago

One big fat spider I see. :)

AlanThornhill
AlanThornhill 7 years ago

What a gorgeous looking spider.

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

Nice spotting and shooting!

KateBraun
Spotted by
KateBraun

Mbabane, Sifundza seHhohho, Swaziland

Spotted on Mar 3, 2014
Submitted on Mar 3, 2014

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