Palystes martinfilmeri  

Croeser, 1996

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

Palystes martinfilmeri. [image N. Larsen ]

Palystes martinfilmeri is less common, occurring in the Cedarberg-Piketberg area (Northern and Western Cape). This is the largest species of Palystes with a body length of 19-36 mm.

Ecological interactions

Prey includes:

 

Palystes martinfilmeri with Afrogecko porphyreus (Marbled leaf-toed gecko) prey. [image N. Larsen ]

 

Text by Norman Larsen


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