Spider map of spiders

Spider map of spiders

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  • Gasteracantha (Spiny Orb-weaver)
  • Theraphosa Blondi (Goliath Birdeater)
  • Heteropoda Maxima (Giant Huntsman Spider)
  • •Is a genus of around 70 species of spiders known for their visible spines. •Reach sizes of up to 30mm in diameter •Completely harmless to humans despite frightening appearance
  • • Second largest spider in the world by leg-span and largest by mass • Native to the rain forest regions of northern South America • Females have an average life span of 15 to 25 years while Males have a lifespan of 3 to 6 years
  • •The world’s largest spider by leg-span with a 12 inch leg-span (!!) •The huntsman appears to be a cave dweller and was •Discovered in Laos in 2001
  • Salticidae (Jumping Spider)
  • Famous Spiders
  • Honeutria (Brazilian Wandering Spider)
  • Latrodectus (Black Widow)
  • • This family of spiders contains about 5,000 species • Most of those species are capable of very agile jumps • Jumping spider species have four pairs of eyes with one particularly large pair
  • • World’s most venomous spider according to Guinness World Records. • Also known as banana spiders • Found in tropical S. America, and one species in Central America.
  • •The female sometimes eats the male after mating. •Its bite is very dangerous for humans, but death is rare
  • Spider Facts From: http://10mosttoday.com/10-coolest-spiders-in-the-world/
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