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Giant Tree Trunk Huntsman

Heteropoda boiei

Description:

A large huntsman spider that is common in this area. Looks like a young female. This species is nocturnal, emerging to hunt during the night. They are easily seen spreading their legs out wide in a clear flat vertical surface. There are green morph of this species but those are rarer here.

Habitat:

Walls or tree trunks in Tawau Hills Park, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo)

Notes:

>>>Map accuracy: 100m. This is my second sighting of it. The first one I saw was even larger.

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ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 4.40, Long: 117.89

Spotted on Jan 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 13, 2016

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