- 25 mm in body length
- Body colours are typically dark grey or brown, with bars of tan, yellow or black.
- May have a radiating lined pattern on the thorax
- Underside is lighter coloured
- The sides of their jaws have a small raised orange spot
- Have eight eyes in three rows
- They have four smaller eyes in front and four largest arranged in a square on top of the head
- Mating takes place outside the female’s burrow at night
- Ball-shaped egg sacs of white papery silk are formed to protect her eggs
- She carries the egg sac around attached with strong silk to her spinnerets
- The mother carries the babies around on her back
- Wolf spiders live for up to two years
- Usually be found on tree trunks, under stones, under bark, on the windows and walls inside your home.
- Huntsman spiders are known to also enter cars & run across the dashboards
- Some species can live between hairline cracks sandstone and granite outcrops
- The huntsman spider feeds on a variety of insects, small lizards and frogs
- The huntsman does not capture their prey in a web but instead stalks and run down
- Huntsman spiders are poisonous to humans but not fatal
- Capable of defensive bites
- A bite is usually harmless with some local pain or itchiness.
- A person may also experience swelling, prolonged pain, dizziness, rapid pulse and nausea
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