Bothriocyrtum californicum
(California Trapdoor Spider)

Picture ID 3918

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

Comments & ID Thoughts

This spider was photographed in Escondido, Ca but I also had this exact spider at my front door in Valley Center, CA this morning. I’ve never seen one before! Spider was close to 2” in diameter!

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ItsyBitsy
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 If the image is not yours, did you get permission to share it here? The spider appears to be a California Trapdoor Spider (Bothriocyrtum californicum).

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