Shield Huntsman Spider - Neosparassus sp. (Olios sp.)


This page contains pictures and information about Shield Huntsman Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Leg to leg 50mm 
We found this orange brown huntsman spider on the floor of Karawatha Forest. Its legs were thick. We think this could the the Giant Huntsman Spider or related species. 
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1. Neosparassus species - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2007 
2. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd, 1970, p34


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Last updated: October 09, 2009.