spider   
hala
a spider; a scorpion. [Mal. kala; Port Moresby makela.] [Richardson 1885]
a spider [Hallanger 1973]
halabe
the largest kind of spider known in Madagascar. Epeira sp. [Richardson 1885]
halafangetorana
[etotra, breaking wind downwards.] A smallish dark-coloured spider. [Richardson 1885]
halamenavody
[mena, red, vody, the rump.] A poisonous spider, shining black in colour, but with a red spot on the posterior part; its bite is said to be fatal. Latrodectus menavody, Vins. [Richardson 1885]
halaronono
[ronono, milk.] A small narrow-bodied, green, prettily marked spider. [Richardson 1885]
halavola
[vola, money.] A thick-bodied spider with numerous black bands across its back, the spaces between which are variously coloured (white, yellow, etc.), and are quite silky in appearance. [Richardson 1885]