IDIOPIDAE - TRAPDOOR SPIDER

FACT FILE - 071

Family

Idiopidae

Species

Euoplos tasmanicus
(Hickman, 1928)

Body Length

Female: 27.0mm
Male: 12.0mm

Habitat

Burrow 21cm long, 1.8cm diameter, strongly hinged, neat fitting trapdoor.

Toxicity

Not known. Treat as being dangerous. Seek medical advice if bitten.

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Female.

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Female in attack position.

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Female, ventral view.

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Face on view, attack position.

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Spinerettes

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Four book lungs.

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Fangs.