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Funnel Web Spider

Hexathelidae family


These spiders are medium to large in size, with body lengths ranging from 1 to 5 cm (0.5 to 2 in). The body is typically three times longer than it is wide. They are darkly colored, ranging from black to brown, with a glossy carapace covering the front part of the body.


Spotted on a walk in Mosi oa Tunya Park (Livingstone). Mainly a grassy area and there were many funnel webs scattered in the bushes

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

Livingstone, Southern Province, Zambia

Spotted on Jun 8, 2018
Submitted on Jul 8, 2018

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