Bothriocyrtum californicum
(California Trapdoor Spider)

Picture ID 3784

Picture of Bothriocyrtum californicum (California Trapdoor Spider) - Male - Lateral

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Photo doesn't do it justice but was about 3 inches. Black shiny legs, a little brown on body. Is this a trap door spider?

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 Yes, you’re right. It’s a Trapdoor Spider of somesort, perhaps tentatively a California Trapdoor Spider (Bothriocyrtum californicum).
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1176231/bgimage

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Picture of Bothriocyrtum californicum (California Trapdoor Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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