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Insect and Spider Identification: What spider is it?

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Svarios
Kununurra
Australia

January 8, 2014
6:47 PM

Post #9743573

Hi everyone, I've found this spider in a garden in Western Australia!
Anyone know what spider is this?


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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

January 9, 2014
3:25 AM

Post #9743690

Hard to be certain from this angle, but appears to be a huntsman/giant crab spider (family Sparassidae) - not dangerous.
Svarios
Kununurra
Australia

January 9, 2014
3:02 PM

Post #9744069

I know, unfortunately the spider ran away after I took the photo!

I thought it was a Tiger Huntsman, but it has many differences!

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