Discover The Largest Huntsman Spider Ever Recorded!

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Sparassidae, the family which includes the huntsman spiders, currently contains 1,383 different species. The Giant huntsman, on the other hand, is the family’s largest member.

The average huntsman spider is only about 1 inch long with a 5-inch leg span. However, some tend to grow much larger than this!

The huntsman spider has eight eyes. The eyes are in two rows of four, pointing front. In Laos, male giant huntsman spiders reach a leg span of (9.8–11.8 in).


Huntsman species can be found in nearly every mild temperate to tropical region on Earth, including much of Australia, Africa, Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Americas.


The largest-ever documented huntsman spider had a leg span of 30 cm (12 in) leg span and 4.6 cm (1.8 in) body length.

Largest Huntsman Spider Ever Recorded

Huntsman spiders have venom that they use to catch and kill prey. When a huntsman spider attacks and bites a human or a pet, it is not always clear what causes them to do so.






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