Heteropoda venatoria

(Linnaeus, 1767)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Arthropoda > Arachnomorpha > Cheliceriformes > Chelicerata > Euchelicerata > Arachnida > Araneae > Araneomorpha > Family: Sparassidae (huntsman spiders) > Genus: Heteropoda

 

This species has a pantropical distribution. It has been introduced to Mozambique and South Africa where it is sometimes reported to take refuse in houses.

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Publications

  • Rovner JS. 1980. Vibration in Heteropoda venatoria (Sparassidae): a third method of sound production in spiders. Journal of Arachnology 8: 193200.

Text by Norman Larsen


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