Heteropoda

Picture ID 5312

Picture of Heteropoda - Male - Dorsal,Eyes

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Found this spider drowned in the bathtub in Moorea, Tahiti.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. ๐Ÿ™‚ This is a male Huntsman Spider (Sparassidae), probably a Heteropoda sp.. I can’t tell if it’s H. venatoria … I also see an H. nobilis listed for Polynesia. (Is that a typo above, that should read Tahiti not Tahini?)

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