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  Huntsman Spider (Neosparassus sp)





Huntsman Spider | Neosparassus sp photo
Huntsman Spider.

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HUNTSMAN SPIDER FACTS

Description
This Huntsman is a large pale brown spider

Size
10-18 mm

Habitat
On or around foliage in forest and woodland

Food
insects that it ambushes

Notes
bites may lead to mild illness but this species is not naturally aggressive towards humans



Classification
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneomorphae
Family:Sparassidae
Genus:Neosparassus
Species:sp
Common Name:Huntsman Spider