Scientific Name: Carparachne.
Common Name: Dancing White Lady Spider.
Description: Creamy white spider.
Habitat: Sandy desert environment in the Namib Desert regions of Namibia. Lives in a small tunnel / hole in the sand, with a trap door covering the entrance.
Difference in Sex:
Size: The body is 15 mm to 35 mm long.
Diet: Pray on most other insects.
Enemies: Spider hunter Wasp ( Pompilidae), chameleons and small snakes.
Interesting facts: This spider can sometimes appear very aggressive, and would lift its front legs up in an dancing aggressive manner to look bigger.
Credits: Christian Fourie (photographs + info).