Not actual size. Yes, it’s bigger!
Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders. Let’s hope we don’t lose any followers over this spooky site.
This tarantula, Homoeomma stradlingi, graced the pages of the Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London in 1881 and clearly couldn’t stay put. We scanned it a while back to put in our Galaxy of Images.