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Genus Heteropoda

Large Spider - Heteropoda venatoria - male Wolf Spider?? - Heteropoda venatoria Heteropoda venatoria - male Wolf Spider - Heteropoda venatoria - female Shed skin - Heteropoda venatoria huntsman spider? - Heteropoda venatoria Large brown spider in North Central Florida - Heteropoda venatoria Spider found in Florida - Heteropoda venatoria
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Sparassidae (Giant Crab Spiders)
Genus Heteropoda
Other Common Names
Huntsman Spiders
Pronunciation
het-err-OH-poh-duh
Explanation of Names
Author of name: Pierre André Latreille. First year published: 1804.
Heteropoda translates to 'with unequal legs' in Greek.
Numbers
1 species found in the USA (Heteropoda venatoria)
Range
Heteropoda venatoria: introduced to the Gulf States & California (also lives in other tropical ecozones all over the world).