Apr 14, 2009

Animal Oddity - Photo of Largest Huntsman Spider

The Heteropoda maxima (shown here) is one of more than 1,000 new species discovered around the Mekong River in southeast Asia over the past 10 years, according to a new report by conservation group World Wildlife Fund). With a legspan of up to 11.8 inches, the species is the largest huntsman spider in the world. (Courtesy Petra and Wilfried Creative Commons/WWF)

Related posts:
* Wasp spider of Borneo - Argiope bruennichi
* Common Huntsman Spider - Series #2
* Tropical spider - Series #1

Related Animal Oddities
* Animal Oddity - Giant Killer Worm


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