The giant spiny trapdoor spiders
of the Western Australian endemic genus Gaius Rainbow, 1914 (Figs.
A research project to study trapdoor spiders
in the Central Wheatbelt region of Western Australia was first launched in 1974 by Barbara York Main, during which Number 16 was found and monitored.
Typically, Trapdoor spiders
are around 2-3 centimeters long, with powerful jaws and sharp fangs.
spin boobytraps to help them nab prey.
The book discusses various aspects of spider ecology, with separate chapters on spiders that hunt, spiders that build webs, tarantulas and trapdoor spiders
, the silk factory, mating and breeding, the use of venom, and social spiders.
Tarantulas are the largest spiders in the world, belonging to the order Mygalomorph, which includes tarantulas, trapdoor spiders
, and other less well-known groups.
and tarantulas are the subject of Chapter 4.
, for example, dig a burrow in the ground and make a trapdoor from silk mixed with soil.
The trapdoor spiders
we collected recently from Angul and Ganjam districts in Orissa have only two spinnerets, which after we consulted the literature (O.
The family Ctenizidae (Orthognatha, Mygalomorphae) is one of the four families of trapdoor spiders
found in India (Siliwal & Molur 2007).
of Japan and their bearing on zoogeography *.
Baboon and Trapdoor Spiders
of Southern Africa: an Identification Manual.