Top 10 Largest Spiders in the World

Wednesday, August 24th 2011. | Animals

When we think about the spider, then we will think about the eight-legged beast is terrible and also very dangerous. Today we will talk about the largest spider in the world.

10. Tenenaria parietin
Spider this one has a leg span of 140 mm or 5.5 inches.

9. Camel spider

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Camel spider


Camel spider, (sometimes known as sunspiders or sun scorpion) is one of 800 species Solifugae order (previously Solpugida) of arthropod arachnid class. They are called because of their humped heads, not because they eat camels. Body length is usually half an inch to 2 inches, although this is more like 6 inches, including legs.

8. Hysterocrates sp.
Spider this one has a leg span of 178 mm or 7 inches.

7. Hercules Baboon (Hysterocrates Hercules)

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Hercules Baboon


The Hercules baboon is a spider that has a leg span of 203 mm or 8 inches.

6. Purple Bloom bird-eater (Scientific name – Xenesthis immanis) and monstrosa Xenesthis

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Purple Bloom bird-eater


Here also the two spiders have a tie because they also have the same size, ie, 230 mm, which equals the size of 9.1 inches.

5. Goliath bird-eating tarantula (Scientific name – Theraphosa blondi) and wolf spiders (Scientific name – Cupiennius sellei)

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Goliath bird-eating tarantula


There has been located between Goliath tarantulas or bird-eating spiders and wolf spiders because they both have a size the same 254 mm or 10 inches.

4. Brazilian ginat Tawny (Scientific name – Grammostola mollicoma)

Brazil ginat other brown spiders that exist in this list of the largest spider in the world and the largest. He has a leg span of 260 mm or 10.2 inches.

3. Brazilian salmon pink (Scientific name – Lasiodora parahybana)

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Brazilian salmon pink


Salmon pink Brazil is the giant spider, a native of Brazil as its name. This one is slightly smaller than Spider Huntsman and ranked second on the list. This spider has a leg span of 270 millimeters or10.6 inches.

2. Huntsman Spider (Scientific name – Heteropoda maxima)

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Huntsman Spider


The Huntsman Spider to rank first in the list of Biggest spider became the largest spider in the world. Large spiders have a leg span of 300 mm equal to 11.8 inches.

1. Birdeater Goliath

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Birdeater Goliath


The original rain forest region of northern South America, spiders have up to one centimeter in 30 (12) long leg span when fully extended and weighs over 120 grams. Wild species of goliath birdeaters dug in, found commonly in marshy or swampy areas. Birdeaters Goliath usually live in burrows in the ground that they have either dug themselves or have previously abandoned by rodents or other similar creatures. Birdeater Goliath is the largest spider in the world.

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