Dancing white lady (Golden-yellow wheel spider)

Whitish, up to 20 mm in size, with males and females the same size. The wheel spider is nocturnal, and a free-ranging hunter. It lives in deep trapdoor tunnel in loose sand. Dances like a ballerina when threatened and may cartwheel down dunes to avoid predators.
Namib desert (endemic).


(en) Dancing white lady
(sc) Carparachne aureoflava