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Flower Crab Spider

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Flower Crab Spider What field guides should know: On our Nature Guide courses you will learn how to differentiate between the mygalomorph and araeneomorph spiders. It is important for a safari guide to be able to change the fear many people have for spiders into a fascination for these incredible animals. This particular species of flower crab spider (Thomisidae family) …

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Green Lynx Spider

Green Lynx Spider

This free-living spider is common in the Okavango and hunts through the thick vegetation to find its prey. The venom is harmless to humans.

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About Spiders

Spiders Spiders’ role in the food chain Spiders are largely insectivores and play an important role in keeping the insect population in balance. Spiders are not only an important food source for many other animals higher in the food chain but their webs provide nesting material for many bird species. In terms of their place in the trophic level, they …

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