Comments & ID Thoughts
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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- Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
- Photographed: Jan 9, 2018
- Spider: Bothriocyrtum californicum (California Trapdoor Spider)
- Location: Southern CA, California, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Lateral
Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 Yes, you’re right. It’s a Trapdoor Spider of somesort, perhaps tentatively a California Trapdoor Spider (Bothriocyrtum californicum).