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Huntsman Spider

Delena cancerides

Description:

Light brown and grey, covered in dense fine hairs. The Huntsman's body may be up to 4.5cm and it's legs may reach up to 20cm in length.

Habitat:

Found across Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.

Notes:

Photographed in Avalon, New South Wales. I was staying here with my relatives and this Huntman was about a metre away from where I was sleeping... just imagine my reaction when I awoke to find it there!

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Alex Pope
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Alex Pope

2107, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Mar 9, 2010
Submitted on May 12, 2012

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