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Badge Huntsman

Neosparassus sp.

Description:

The size of a huntsman, was found outside in leaf litter at Merimbula, NSW. Pictures are accurate & clearly illustrate distinctive pattern on underside, shows where its name comes from. seems bulkier than regular huntsmen with a generally more bulbous body

Habitat:

leaf litter

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3 Comments

SeraArnold
SeraArnold 7 years ago

Thanx - hadn't consciously seen one before, much lighter colouring, rounder & less hairy than trad huntsmen! Be nice if the female were more decorative than the males - for once!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Love these pinkies. I think the ones with huge abdomens are fems.

SeraArnold
SeraArnold 7 years ago

Yay! Thank you soo much, beautiful spider & finally a name too

SeraArnold
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SeraArnold

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Sep 30, 2009
Submitted on Jul 24, 2014

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