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Brown Huntsman Spider

Heteropoda jugulans

Description:

The Brown Huntsman is a large spider patterned in brown and black. It has crab-like legs, and is fast moving. Size up to 15 cm across the legs (about a handspan

Habitat:

Houses, forested areas, gardens, rainforest. Found under loose bark on trees, in crevices on rock walls and in logs, under rocks and slabs of bark on the ground.

Notes:

Food: insects Breeding: lays up to 200 eggs in oval egg sac of white papery silk

1 Species ID Suggestions

Brown Huntsman Spider
Heteropoda jugulans Brown Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda jugulans)


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4 Comments

flyingfrogconcepts
flyingfrogconcepts 9 years ago

Amazing pic! You must have a good macro lens.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 9 years ago

Added ID & information

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 9 years ago

Thanks for your help with the ID Mark.

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 9 years ago

Wouw..great pic..

MacChristiansen
Spotted by
MacChristiansen

2466, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Aug 23, 2012
Submitted on Aug 23, 2012

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