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Large (90mm) fast spider pale brown legs and thorax, darker and slightly greyer abdomen (female) large shiny black fangs. Mostly smooth with few short fine hairs.


Eucalypt forest but will regularly enter houses.


These are excellent to have visit the house. They will methodically clean up mosquitos, flies, vibrating spiders and any other small edible creatures. They feel quite rough when you rub them on your face.

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

might be martinl - I didn't turn him over for a look :)

(very possible actually because we get so many of those)

MartinL 9 years ago

Is this a badge huntsman with the dots underneath?

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 2, 2011
Submitted on Dec 8, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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