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Paulieg2609
Hopetoun
Australia

January 18, 2013
3:45 AM

Post #9388886

Found this near Hopetoun western australia living in burrow with trapdoor

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themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

January 18, 2013
6:57 AM

Post #9389023

Your picture greatly resembles the Huntsman Spider

http://australianmuseum.net.au/Huntsman-Spiders
Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

January 18, 2013
8:50 AM

Post #9389121

Looks much more like a wolf spider - http://www.visualphotos.com/image/1x5811567/forrests_wolf_spider_lycosa_forrestii_emerging
Many wolf spiders construct burrows, huntsman spiders do not.

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

January 18, 2013
11:25 AM

Post #9389273

I could absolutely be wrong, just thought the markings shown in the link looked very much the same as your pic.

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