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Spider - Sphodros niger

Spider - Sphodros niger
Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Found this guy outside on some wood just wondering what kind of spider it is? I think its a trapdoor spider but not sure.

Moved from Spiders.

Purseweb spider.
Somewhat related to trapdoor spiders. Great find! Normally they are well-concealed in camouflaged tube-like webs that extend from the ground up tree trunks, along exposed roots, etc.

Thanks for the info. I haven
Thanks for the info. I haven't seen it since but now I know where to look.



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