Most Biggest Spiders
Camel Spider:The light tan camel spider has about a 6-inch leg span. It is one of the fastest spiders as it often moves at speeds approaching 10 miles per hour.
Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater Spider: has a 10-inch leg span. As the name suggests, this spider lives in Brazil, but you may also see it in Argentina and Paraguay.
Goliath Bird Eating Spider:has an 11-inch leg span. Scientists discovered the first one in 1804. This brown-to-light-brown arthropod lives in Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana, Venezuela, and Brazil.
Colombian Giant Redleg Tarantula:has about a 7-inch leg span. This spider lives in Colombia and parts of Brazil. It has bright reddish-orange hairs on its legs.
Brazilian Wandering Spider:also called the armed spiders has a 5.9-inch leg span. The Guinness Book of World Records has classified this arthropod as one of the most venomous in the world.
Cerbalus aravaensis:is hard to miss because its 5.5-inch leg span makes it hard to miss an object crawling that is its size. Salt mining and agricultural land conversion threaten its habitat.
Face-size Tarantula:found in Sri Lanka and India lives in old buildings and decaying wood. Its diet consists of birds, lizards, rodents, and snakes that are often bigger than this animal’s length.
Giant Huntsman Spider:The biggest spider in the world is the giant huntsman spider as it has a leg span of 12 inches. It does not build a spiderweb to catch its prey. Instead, it hunts its prey down.
Brazilian Giant Tawny Red Tarantula: lives in Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina. The fourth leg on this brown spider can be up to 2.3-inches long while its whole body is only 2.5 inches long.
Hercules Baboon Spider :Biologists have only found the Hercules baboon spider one time, but they collected it in Nigeria over 100 years ago. You can see it in London’s Natural History Museum.