Brisbane Huntsman

Heteropoda jugulans

Heteropoda jugulans is a spider in the family Sparassidae.
Huntsman Heteropoda jugulans male. Nocturnal hunter. In the wild during daylight hours, can be found under loose bark in eucalypt forests. In urban settings such as here - inside my garage! 
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Appearance

The Brisbane Huntsman is a large, mottled-brown, common, fast-running ground dwelling spider often found in leaf litter. They shelter under bark during the day. They have a flattened body, eight eyes set in two rows of four. All huntsman are nocturnal.

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http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=949
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilySparassidae
GenusHeteropoda
SpeciesHeteropoda jugulans
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Australia