Family Scientific Name Gender Size Common Name
Sparassidae Olios giganteus female see view 2 golden huntsman spider
Found: Quartsite, AZ. Date: 26 Apr. 14 ID: D867
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Olios giganteus
Although this specimen was found in AZ, they are common in Orange County. I often get calls from worried homeowners who have found one inside their house. Fortunately, this species is not considered aggressive or dangerous.
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