Giant huntsman spider (Heteropoda maxima) (Credit: Michal Cerny/Alamy Stock Photo)

Giant huntsman spider (Heteropoda maxima) (Credit: Michal Cerny/Alamy Stock Photo)

Giant huntsman spider -the giant huntsman spider is the world's largest when measured by leg-span: an adult male’s leg-span can measure up to a staggering 10-12 inches long. This eight-eyed cave-dweller lives in Laos, And for those of you who voted for the daddy longlegs for the longest legs the insect commonly ID’d as a daddy longlegs is not, in fact,not spider at all but an order of distant arthropod relatives known as harvestmen (Opiliones)

Giant huntsman spider -the giant huntsman spider is the world's largest when measured by leg-span: an adult male’s leg-span can measure up to a staggering 10-12 inches long. This eight-eyed cave-dweller lives in Laos, And for those of you who voted for the daddy longlegs for the longest legs the insect commonly ID’d as a daddy longlegs is not, in fact,not spider at all but an order of distant arthropod relatives known as harvestmen (Opiliones)

An Australian huntsman spider has a leg span of up to 12 inches (30 centimeters), often described as being “the size of a dinner plate.”...uh, yikes!

An Australian huntsman spider has a leg span of up to 12 inches (30 centimeters), often described as being “the size of a dinner plate.”...uh, yikes!

Goliath Birdeater (Theraphosa stirmi). Also called the Goliath Bird-eating Spider. It is considered to be the second largest spider in the world (by leg-span). The Giant Huntsman Spider being the largest. It gets its name from reports of explorers from the Victorian era, who witnessed one eating a hummingbird.

Goliath Birdeater (Theraphosa stirmi). Also called the Goliath Bird-eating Spider. It is considered to be the second largest spider in the world (by leg-span). The Giant Huntsman Spider being the largest. It gets its name from reports of explorers from the Victorian era, who witnessed one eating a hummingbird.

jachtkrabspin of giant huntsman spider

jachtkrabspin of giant huntsman spider

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