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Family Sparassidae - Huntsmen Spiders

Giant Crab Spider Portrait - Olios giganteus - female Crab spider or maybe Huntsman Spider - Olios giganteus - male palm spider - Curicaberis ferrugineus - male Spider - Olios sp? - Olios giganteus Spider on Kwaay Paay Trail - Curicaberis peninsulanus Olios giganteus Sparassidae  - Olios giganteus - female Curicaberis bibranchiatus  - Curicaberis bibranchiatus - male Female, Olios giganteus? - Olios giganteus
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)
Other Common Names
Giant Crab Spiders
5 genera in BugGuide's range (North America north of Mexico).
7.0-50.0 mm(1)
Not diagnostic, but some helpful features:(1)
2 claws
8 eyes
Legs laterigrade
Similar spiders often smaller (less than 10.0 mm)
Curicaberis - four species, southern states.
Decaphora - one species, Decaphora cubana, introduced to Florida from Cuba.
Heteropoda - one species, H. venatoria, introduced to the Gulf States & California.
Macrinus - one species, M. mohavensis, known only from San Bernardino County, CA.
Olios - one species Olios giganteus, southwestern USA.
Ambush predators.
Works Cited
1.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.