Brown Huntsman Spider
The Brown Huntsman is a large spider patterned in brown and black. It has crab-like legs, and is fast moving.
up to 15 cm across the legs (about a handspan)
Houses, forested areas, gardens, rainforest. Found under loose bark on trees, in crevices on rock walls and in logs, under rocks and slabs of bark on the ground.
lays up to 200 eggs in oval egg sac of white papery silk
Bites usually result only in mild local pain and swelling.