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This is a spider

Oh, yes, this is the magnificent Huntsman spider

so, you can clearly see, as per my earlier post on the Harvest spider, even when you find a longer legged spider, as below, you can clearly see....

how they can be easily distinguished from long-legged spiders by their fused body regions and single pair of eyes in the middle of the cephalothorax. Spiders have a distinct abdomen that is separated from the cephalothorax by a constriction, and they have three to four pairs of eyes, usually around the margins of the cephalothorax.

and our word for today....The cephalothorax, is a tagma of various arthropods, comprising the head and the thorax fused together, as distinct from the abdomen behind, got it??

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