Australian Huntsman SpiderHuntsman and Ticks Delena cancerides Holconia immanis Isopeda brachyseta Isopedella inola Isopedella leai Neosparassus calligaster Neosparassus diana Neosparassus patellatus

A member of the genus Isopeda, species Isopeda brachyseta and part of a group known as Huntsman Spiders. Isopeda brachyseta is currently documented in the southern east coast region of New South Wales.

Isopeda brachyseta, Bega NSW © Wayne Jeffree
Huntsman Spider – Isopeda brachyseta, Bega NSW © Wayne Jeffree

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Chelicerata
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Infraorder: Entelegynae
  • Superfamily: Sparassoidea
  • Family: Sparassidae
  • Genus: Isopeda
  • Complex: Isopeda villosa
  • Species: Isopeda brachyseta
Isopeda brachyseta, Bega NSW © Wayne Jeffree
Huntsman Spider – Isopeda brachyseta, Bega NSW © Wayne Jeffree

Footnote & References

  1. Photographs © Wayne Jeffree
  2. Many thanks Ben Kurek for ID, member of Australian Huntsman Spiders, Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/653510652232424/
  3. Isopeda brachyseta, iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/830330-Isopeda-brachyseta
  4. Isopeda sp. (genus), Canberra Nature Map, https://canberra.naturemapr.org/species/6993
  5. Isopeda, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isopeda (last visited Jan. 16, 2023).

Australian Huntsman SpiderHuntsman and Ticks Delena cancerides Holconia immanis Isopeda brachyseta Isopedella inola Isopedella leai Neosparassus calligaster Neosparassus diana Neosparassus patellatus

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