- This page contains pictures and information about Flat Huntsman Spiders that we
found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Leg to leg 100mm
- We found this Giant Huntsman Spider in a forest near Wivenhoe Lake on Apr
2001. It was
hiding under the lose bark of a gum tree. Its thorax was round and brown in
colour, with a 'X' mark on its carapace.
The spider had a flatten body. The abdomen was dark brown with black
pattern. Its legs were thick, dark brown in colour became black colour in
the tips. Its two pairs of forelegs were much longer than its two pairs of
hind legs. Its pair of the chelicerae were shiny black in colour. It ran very fast. After I
took this picture, it ran away up to the gum tree and disappeared in a
- 1. Delena cancerides Walckenaer - Australian Insects Common Names.
- 2. Huntsman
Delena cancerides - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian
Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2009.
- 3. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd,
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