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Giant Huntsman
Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus, 1767)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Araneae - spiders »  family Sparassidae - huntsman spiders »  genus Heteropoda

Scientific synonyms

Aranea venatoria Linnaeus, 1767
Olios albifrons Lucas, 1852
Sparassus ammanita Dufour, 1863
Olios antillianus Walckenaer, 1837
Ocypete bruneiceps Giebel, 1863
Olios colombianus Walckenaer, 1837
Ocypete draco C.L. Koch, 1845
Heteropoda ferina Simon, 1887
Olios freycineti Walckenaer, 1837
Olios gabonensis Lucas, 1858

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Heteropoda venatoria chinesica Strand, 1907
subspecies Heteropoda venatoria emarginata Thorell, 1881
subspecies Heteropoda venatoria foveolata Thorell, 1881
subspecies Heteropoda venatoria japonica Strand, 1907
subspecies Heteropoda venatoria maculipes Strand, 1907
subspecies Heteropoda venatoria pseudomarginata Strand, 1909

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [353036]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [353052]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Olios maderianus (Thorell, 1875)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [1ab8048d-82b1-4f49-ad85-cee342dab09d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 2 April 2015
EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/], American Museum of Natural History [as Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 2 May 2013
CZ Kůrka A., Kovařík F. (2003): České názvy živočichů VI. Pavoukovci (Arachnida). I. Pavouci (Araneae) a štíři (Scorpiones), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 167 pp. [as Heteropoda venatoria (Linné, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus, 1767)]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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