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  Brush-footed Trapdoor Spider (Seqocrypta sp)





Brush-footed Trapdoor Spider | Seqocrypta sp photo
Brush-footed Trapdoor Spider - probably a species of Seqocrypta

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



SPIDER FACTS

Description
Brush-footed Trapdoor Spiders belong to the Barychelidae family. They live in burrow with a trapdoor under leaf litter, or against tree roots or rocks. The species shown here is khaki-brown coloured with mottled markings on the abdomen.

Size
body length10mm



Classification
Class:Arachnida
Order:Mygalomorphae
Family:Barychelidae
Genus:Seqocrypta
Species:sp
Common Name:Brush-footed Trapdoor Spider