IDIOPIDAE -TRAPDOOR SPIDER

FACT FILE - 204

Family

Idiopidae

Species

Misgolas crispus
(Karsch, 1878)

Body Length

Female: 21mm
Male: 14mm

Habitat

Male found under rotten log, Female makes a tunnel in the ground, in rotten logs or fern stumps.

Toxicity

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

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Male

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Male. Oblique view.

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Male abdomen.

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Male cephalothorax.

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Male. Facing view.

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Male palp.

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Male mandibles.

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Male. Spurs on the tibia of leg 1.