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Ticks and Mites
Order: Acarina


Species undetermined


Whip Scorpions
Order: Amblipygi


       
Phrynus goesii with eggs (left) and carrying her young on her back (middle, right)


Spiders
Order: Araneae


Family: Araneidae


       
Argiope argentata (juvenile, left)



Cyclosa
sp.



Cyclosa walkenari



Cyclosa caroli
, female



Cyrthophora citricola, female



Eustala sp.


       
The Spinybacked Orb Weaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis) comes in a variety of shapes and colours



Mecynogea lemniscata



Possibly Metazygia sp., subadult male



Possibly Metepeira compsa


               

               

           

   
All of the above: species undetermined



Family: Barychelidae



Species undetermined


Family: Filistatidae


       
Funnel web (Kukulcania hibernalis)



Family: Lycosidae


           

   
Various wolf spiders, species undetermined



Family: Mimetidae



Species undetermined



Family: Miturgidae



Teminius sp.



Family: Oecobiidae



Species undetermined



Family: Philodromidae


       
Olios sp. (juvenile, right)



Family: Pholcidae


   
Species undetermined



Female Smeringopus sp.



Family: Pisauridae



Species undetermined



Family: Salticidae



Lyssomanes sp., female



Species undetermined - mimics an ant


           

           

   
  
Species undetermined




Family: Scytodidae


   

Scytodes sp.



Scytodes fusca with eggs



Family: Tetragnathidae



Species undetermined



Female Alcimosphenus licinus


   

Leucage argyra (female, left; mating)


   
Leucage regnyi




Family: Theraphosidae


       

                                        Tarantula (Cyrtopholis sp.) spiderlings exit their egg sac            Immature tarantulas - note black spot of urticating hairs on abdomen

   
Adult tarantulas




Family: Theridiidae





Argyrodes elevatus (female)



Male, species undetermined


       

Possibly Argyodes elevatus


   
Species undetermined


   

Black Widow (Latrodectus mactans)


           
The lesser known but more venomous Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus)



Family: Thomisidae



Possibly Misumenops asperatus



Female crab spider (Misumenops bellulus)



Crab spider, species undetermined



Unidentified Arachnids

               
       

                   

           
       

               

                       

           
       

                      

               

                   

               




Opilionids
Order: Opiliones



Species undetermined



Pseudoscorpions

Order: Pseudoscorpiones




Adult pseudoscorpion (Paratemnoides sp., family Atemnidae) with young



Schizomids
Order: Schizomida

   
Species undetermined



Species undetermined


Scorpions

Order: Scorpiones


   
Centruroides barbudensis



Isometrus maculatus


   
Oiclus purvesii