Huntsman spiders are long-legged predators that hunt down their prey. One species of huntsman spider has a leg span of 12 inches – or as big as a dinner plate.
Hidden housemates: Australia’s huge and hairy huntsman spiders April 6, 2016 1.42am EDT The social huntsman, Delena cancerides , can be found in families of up to 150.
What is a Huntsman spider? The Huntman is known for its intimidating size, with males able to achieve a leg span of up to 30cm, and for its incredibly quick speeds.
This Huntsman Spider, Heteropoda venatoria, is also known as a Banana Spider because it is believed to have been introduced to many.
Huntsman spiders, members of the family Sparassidae (formerly Heteropodidae), are known by this name because of their speed and mode of hunting.  They also are called giant crab spiders because of their size and appearance.Larger species sometimes are referred to as wood spiders, because of their preference for woody places (forests, mine shafts, woodpiles, wooden shacks).
The giant huntsman spider (scientific name Heteropoda maxima), found in Laos, is a species of huntsman spider (Sparassidae), a family of large, fast spiders that actively hunt down prey. It is considered the world’s largest spider by leg span, which can reach up to 1 ft (30 cm).
And the fearless female’s cool approach to her creepy encounter has won her plenty of fans This chilling clip shows a giant Hunstman spider cooling down by crawling over an icy bottle of beer. The.
Worlds Largest Spider! The Giant huntsman spider is huge, but not deadly to humans. Biggest in the world, the Giant Huntsman Spider was just recently discovered in 2001 in a Cave in Laos. Their.