HEXATHELIDAE - TRAPDOOR SPIDER

FACT FILE - 073

Family

Hexathelidae

Species

Teranodes montanus
(Hickman, 1927)

Body Length

Female: 20
Male: 16.5

Habitat

Found in silk lined burrows in moss covered rotten logs.

Toxicity

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

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0731

Female. Photo: ┬ęBush Blitz.

0732

Female. Ventral view. This species has six spinnerets.
Preserved specimen.

0733

Female, showing chelicerae with single row of teeth.