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Species Olios giganteus

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Sparassidae (Huntsmen Spiders)
Genus Olios
Species giganteus (Olios giganteus)
Explanation of Names
Olios giganteus Keyserling, 1884
dark chelicerae, prominent heart mark
sw US (CA-TX, UT, NV)
Print References
U.S. species of Olios (Sparassidae) by Cristina Rheims, Journal of Arachnology 38: 530-537