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huntsman spider

Heteropoda cf. boiei

Description:

Green with brown spots, about 50mm approx. in size including legs, it was hunting a caterpillar in a trunk tree.

Habitat:

Spotted in a trunk tree during a night walk at Tanjung Puting National Park (Tropical forest) - Kalimantan, Borneo - Indonesia.

Notes:

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Arachnida Order: Araneae Suborder: Araneomorphae Family: Sparassidae Genus: Heteropoda

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5 Comments

JordiPrats
JordiPrats 2 years ago

I see... probably wikipedia needs an update ;)

JordiPrats
JordiPrats 2 years ago

I will let in the Genus, Thanks so much.

JordiPrats
JordiPrats 2 years ago

Thanks GCDruenn but the link indicates that this specimen is not in Kalimantan (Borneo):
Heteropoda boiei (Doleschall, 1859) — Malaysia, Sumatra, Java

Druenn
Druenn 2 years ago

' Green Huntsman
Sparassidae: Heteropoda [cf] boiei
Info.: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heteropoda...

JordiPrats
Spotted by
JordiPrats

Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia

Lat: -2.77, Long: 111.95

Spotted on Apr 12, 2017
Submitted on May 28, 2017

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