Subject: What’s this spider
Location: Regional Victoria, Australia
August 10, 2015 3:55 am
Found this scary looking thing on a piece of wood. Wondering what it is? Looks like a huntsman on steroids
This is certainly a Huntsman Spider and it is in a classic threat position. Because of the striped legs, we believe this may be a member of the genus Holconia and there are similar looking images on Arachne.org and the Brisbane Insect site. Your image is quite amazing.