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Huntsman Spider


Seems to be a Huntsman Spider. It is grey/brown in colour. It's head has a dark stripe down each side. The abdomen is the same colour as the head but has dark markings mirrored from L to R. It does seem to be quite hairy. One photo does shows little bit of the underside of the abdomen and that seems to be black.


Suburban backyard. In the weedy ornamental garden. The spider was abt 60cm (2ft) above the ground in the safety of a plant.


While weeding the garden, I came across this spider. It was busy with a baby gecko. I have seen spiders with flies & bugs etc but never a gecko. I also have a video. Initially I mistakenly thought it was a Wolf Spider even though it wasn't on the ground, but I now think it is a Huntsman.

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One Mile, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Mar 4, 2021
Submitted on Mar 4, 2021

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