Biology

What is the largest spider in the world?

spiderThe giant huntsman spider (right) is considered the largest spider in the world by leg-span, boasting a 30 centimetre (12 inch) leg-span, and 4.6 centimeter (1.8 inches) body-length.

The Goliath birdeater, the second largest spider by leg-span, maybe the largest spider in the world according to mass and can have a leg span of up to 30 centimetre (12 in) and can weigh over 170 g (6.0 oz).