Platyoides
(Scorpion Spiders)

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Picture of Platyoides (Scorpion Spiders) - Dorsal

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Please tell me what spider this is. Is it poisonous? Looks like a scorpion spider. I'm from South Africa. Found it in my school bag.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, your image has been filed. See above image for ID. 🙂 I don’t know what the typical reaction to a bite would be, everyone’s immune system is different.

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