A hairy Huntsman Spider that lives on foliage in secondary forests.
can be recognised by a white band across their "faces" (clypeus).
The males have a pair of dark brown patches on the carapace.
Nocturnal, cockroach eater. Eggs are laid in a whitish, flat cushion-like
egg sac which is grasped by the palps and carried under the body as
the mother moves around.
The spiders in this family are large wandering spiders which move
sideways and include the domestic "Huntsman Spiders".
Sparassidae, Huntsman Spiders
Habitat: Inside houses, occasionally
on tree trunks in gardens or secondary forest.
Female: 23-3 mm.
Male: 20-30 mm.
Distribution: Throughout the tropics.