Interesting spider ID

Interesting spider ID

Postby corn snake » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:59 am


I'm hoping that you guys can help me Identify this spider:


I found her in our kombuis the other day, she had made a web which had to destroy to catcher, and relocate her to the garden.

There's also this other spider which I assume is the same species, that has been living in our garden for the last week or so:


The spiders appear to be from the family Pisauridae, but as far as I know spiders from this family mainly make webs when their eggs are about to hatch,
and there is no evidence of any eggs, or baby spiders in this web.
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Re: Interesting spider ID

Postby Sico » Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:25 am

You are correct, it is one of the Pisauridae sp.. I have a lot in my garden that keep webs going throughout the year.
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Re: Interesting spider ID

Postby Ceratogyrus » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:56 am

Correct. Pisauridae Euprosthenops sp.
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