Araneidae
(Orb-weavers)

Picture ID 5060

Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Female - Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a pretty black orbweaver (Araneidae). I’m not sure what genus she belongs to. There are a lot of options in South Africa I’m not yet familiar with but we may figure it out eventually.

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