App: 12cms long Interesting facts: - Life expectancy: 18 months - Distribution: Europe - Colour: Green The huntsman spider is a diurnal, speedy hunter who lives in the herb and shrub layer of vegetation in different habitats. This heat-loving animal hunts without a web. The pairing is similar to that of the wolf spiders. Then the female builds an egg chamber composed of woven leaves, which is usually tightly attached to the ground and guarded until the eggs hatch. The eggs are green coloured.