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Spider observed at 8,000 at Horse Camp on Mt Shasta, CA - Atypoides gertschi

Spider observed at 8,000 at Horse Camp on Mt Shasta, CA - Atypoides gertschi
Mt Shasta County, California, USA
June 8, 2013
Size: 1" as seen on photo

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Spider observed at 8,000 at Horse Camp on Mt Shasta, CA - Atypoides gertschi - female Spider observed at 8,000 at Horse Camp on Mt Shasta, CA - Atypoides gertschi

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After comparing these photos to specimens in my collection, I feel confident with an Antrodiaetus (Atypoides) gertschi determination. Legs 3-4 are about equal in size to legs 1-2, and the carapace slopes gently from back to front (instead of having a distinctive caput). The habitat is certainly consistent with A. gertschi (volcanic soils of Cascades Mtns).

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Moved from Antrodiaetus.

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Moved from Mygalomorphs.

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