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Huntsman Spider

Sparassidae

Description:

I found this spider in my home office carrying it's egg sac with it.

Habitat:

We live in an area with lots of trees and scrub land and spiders like to wander indoors where it's warmer.

1 Species ID Suggestions

ZeaDempsey
ZeaDempsey 10 years ago
Huntsman Spider


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4 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

Well observed Chun, This is a wolf spider

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 10 years ago

I do not think it is a huntsman spider as its eye patterns is that of a Wolf Spider.
Moreover, Wolf Spider (Lycosidae) use their spinnerets at their abdomen to carry their egg sac, as seen like above.
However, I do not usually see wolf spider putting their eggs underneath their body.

DarrenC
DarrenC 10 years ago

I just carried one of them outside, but I bet she will be back in again by morning :-)

NayNay
NayNay 10 years ago

Thank you for the ID ZeaDempsey! :-)

NayNay
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5114, South Australia, Australia

Spotted on Mar 25, 2011
Submitted on May 2, 2011

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