An adult varies greatly around 1/2" in body length - has long Legs - the diameter of an adult including legs may reach 2" - the first 2 pairs of legs are longer than rear two - it is hairy - buff to beige brown in color, with dark patches on the body.
The bite of Huntsman Spiders is of low risk (non toxic) to
humans. They are a non-aggressive group of spiders.
However, a large individual can give a painful bite. Beware in
summer when the female Huntsman Spider is guarding her
egg sacs or young.
A hunter that prefers to live under the flaking bark of trees,
under flat rocks and under eaves or within roof spaces of
buildings. The Huntsman Spider often wanders into homes and
is found perched on a wall. It is a shy, timid spider that can
move sideways at lighting-fast speed when disturbed.