Australian bird-eating spider. This is one of several species of large, aggressive spiders, which are found in the warmer and more arid regions of Australia. The largest species may attain a body length of 60mm and a leg span of 160mm, with powerful fangs 10mm long. The colour varies from grey-brown to reddish, often with a silvery sheen.What is the largest spider ever caught?
The biggest spider ever caught is the Goliath bird eater (Theraphosa blondi). The spider’s legs have a span of 12 inches (30 cm). It weighs ounces (170 g).What is the largest spider species?
The giant huntsman spider (scientific name Heteropoda maxima), found in Laos, is a species of huntsman spider (Sparassidae), a family of large, fast spiders that actively hunt down prey. It is considered the world's largest spider by leg span, which can reach up to 1 ft (30 cm).