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Heteropoda boiei
(Lichen Huntsman Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Heteropoda boiei, commonly known as Lichen Huntsman Spider, belongs to the genus Heteropoda, in the family Sparassidae. Heteropoda boiei spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Heteropoda boiei includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Heteropoda boiei is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Sparassidae
  • Genus: Heteropoda
  • Species: Heteropoda boiei

Other Common Names

Lichen Huntsman Spider


(Doleschall, 1859)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Heteropoda boiei (Lichen Huntsman Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 3, 2020 by Spider ID member alanfeatherstone. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Heteropoda boiei sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Heteropoda boiei spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Heteropoda boiei has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: High foliage (1). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Heteropoda boiei (Lichen Huntsman Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Malaysia.


Heteropoda boiei has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Heteropoda boiei (Lichen Huntsman Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda boiei (Lichen Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconMar 19, 2019
  • Photographed Picture iconMar 11, 2019
  • RickCWest
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  • Location iconTaman Negar National Park, Pahang State, Malaysia
  • Comment icon2 Comments
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