bird spider

bird spider

n
(Animals) any large hairy predatory bird-eating spider of the family Aviculariidae, of tropical America
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Ultrastructure of spermatozoa and spermatogenesis in bird spiders (Theraphosidae, Mygalomorphae, Araneae).
However, much longer trichobothria, up to 2500 [mu] m, have been observed in bird spiders.