Palystes
(Rain Spiders)

Picture ID 103418

Picture of Palystes (Rain Spiders) - Dorsal

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Please ID this spider. Location in South Africa has a warm, sub tropical climate. Approx 8cm in diameter, large fleshy body, moves quite fast. Photographed in the bathroom. Thanks

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LilDame

I believe this is a huntsman spider, Heteropoda venatoria

ItsyBitsy

Rain Spider (Palystes sp.)

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Picture of Palystes spp. (Rain Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Palystes spp. (Rain Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Palystes spp. (Rain Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture