Thelcticopis

Picture ID 5628

Picture of Thelcticopis - Dorsal

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What kind of spider is this ? Is it dangerous ?

  • Submitted by: 
    Mus386
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Photographed: Feb 18, 2018
  • Spider: Thelcticopis
  • Location: Pasir Mas, Malaysia
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Huntsman spider in the genus Thelcticopis. I see three species in the genus listed for Malaysia. I’ll have to look to see if it can be narrowed down further when I have more time. According to this a bite could potentially ruin the rest of your day (I’d expect that from a bite from any large spider), the person in the article who was bit was OK and back to work within 24 hours though. It says “to date there is no study on the venom properties of the spider”, bites… Read more »

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