Picture ID 134412

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2021
  • Photographed: Feb 11, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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This is a Huntsman Spider from the family Sparassidae. Commonly called Giant Crab Spiders. Even though they are large and extremely fast they aren’t aggressive. They would much rather run away and their venom is not medically significant to humans. Just intimidating in appearance.