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Heteropoda boiei

(Doleschall, 1859)

Lichen huntsman spider
~ 3,5 cm bodylength

Despite its considerable size (females ~ 3.5 cm, males ~ 2.5 cm), this member of the Sparassidae family is a master of camouflage. If you walk on wood and/or moss and lichen, this heteropoda with its brownish-green pattern is hardly recognizable. This fact probably earned her the common name Lichen huntsman spider.

Heteropoda boiei
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