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Huntsman

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Species:
Holconia insignis (D. Hirst)
Family:
Sparassidae
Body length:
female: at least 30 mm
male: at least 30 mm
Habitat:
Probably found under loose bark
Toxicity:
Uncertain; may cause mild illness
Holconia insignis

The identification of this spider was made by David Hirst, SA Museum.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Many other huntsman species, including Holconia species, Holconia immanis and Heteropoda jugulans.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 2 December 2009.