Sparassidae, Heteropoda venatoria

This is one of the most common spiders on the island, 
it can be found from the coast till the mountains. 
They like to feed on cockroaches and crickets. 
People get scared when see them running on walls, 
they think the spider can jump to attack. 
The female can reach 28mm and 12cm with the legs extended,
the male 21mm with same leg extension of the female.


Theraphosidae - Phormictopus sp.

Subfamily: Theraphosinae

Phormictopus sp. found in the north coast.
The body shape looks different from other Phormictopus sp.
The legs are relatively small and thin.

Juveniles from 2nd until 6th Instar.