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Female Huntsman Spider

Cute picture of mum and first spiderling hatched from egg sac

Male Huntsman Spider

Female huntsman carrying egg sac

Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda Venatoria)

Huntsman Spiders are from a family of spiders often called  “Giant crab spiders” also referred to as “Wood spiders” and “Banana spiders” and are sometimes found in a shipment of bananas or supermarkets in the U.K. This common spider is found in tropical regions, are often welcomed in homes hunting insect pests. They have fairly good eyesight with their eight eyes. These spiders are very easy to keep and breed in captivity and interesting watching them stalk there prey.