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Cork-lid Trapdoor Spider

Ummidia

Description:

Trapdoor spiders are close relatives of tarantulas, and are similar except that they are smaller, have less hairy abdomens, and legs that shine almost as if polished.

Habitat:

Range. Virginia south to Florida and west to California. Trapdoor spider tubes are usually found in the sides of banks in disturbed areas. Prey on large terrestrial arthropods and even, occasionally, on small lizards

Notes:

These spiders look like little black tanks

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1 Comment

JOHN2
JOHN2 4 years ago

Nice Find! I've Not Seen one before...

PucaK
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PucaK

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jul 1, 2015
Submitted on Jul 17, 2015

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