Bothriocyrtum californicum
(California Trapdoor Spider)

Picture ID 50429

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

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Never seen a spider like this before. About 2" long. The side with all the legs is the direction it was walking. What is it??? Thanks

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, tentative ID given the amount of detail here. Just basing the ID on what is common and what looks like a extra pair of legs (long pedipalps), this is likely a male California Trapdoor Spider. 🙂

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