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Latrodectus geometricus (immature).

Latrodectus geometricus

Description:

A tiny teeny little spider with a small web in the branches of this grass... (Panicum maximum. guineagrass)

Notes:

Kate do you know what plant this spider is on.

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6 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

thank you Kate. I really like this little spider. It was tiny so I'm not surprised it was immature.

KateBraun
KateBraun 4 years ago

Correction - I mixed up the photos! This one is identified as Latrodectus geometricus (immature).

pamsai
pamsai 4 years ago

thanks Kate...

KateBraun
KateBraun 4 years ago

Tentative identification as Cispius kimbius by Ansie Dippenaar-Schoeman.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Kate...

KateBraun
KateBraun 7 years ago

This looks like it might be Panicum maximum (the grass, not the spider!)

pamsai
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Lubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Mar 29, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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