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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Pilbara Spider

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lughead
Paraburdoo WA
Australia

March 26, 2014
2:31 AM

Post #9798183

Hi there , was wondering if anyone can ID this spider for me please.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

March 26, 2014
11:31 AM

Post #9798486

This is a huntsman/giant crab spider in the family Sparassidae. Can't be sure of exact species; this one (Holconia insignis) appears similar...
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kennedyh
Churchill, Victoria
Australia
(Zone 10a)



March 26, 2014
2:12 PM

Post #9798549

Ity looks much more like the Badge Huntsman Neosparassus diana: http://www.findaspider.org.au/find/spiders/481.htm
There are however several species of Neosparassus in Australia, so you are probable best to just call it Neosparassus sp.

Ken

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