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Definition of Trapdoor spider
Trapdoor spiderTrapdoor Trap"door`, n.
1. (Arch.) A lifting or sliding door covering an opening in a
roof or floor.
2. (Mining) A door in a level for regulating the ventilating
current; -- called also weather door. --Raymond.
Trapdoor spider (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
large spiders which make a nest consisting of a vertical
hole in the earth, lined with a hinged lid, like a
trapdoor. Most of the species belong to the genus
Cteniza, as the California species (C. Californica).
Meaning of Trapdoor spider from wikipedia
- Trapdoor spider
is a common
name that is used to refer
to various spiders
from several different groups
that create burrows
with a silk-hinged trapdoor...
- mygalomorph spiders
that construct burrows
with a cork-like trapdoor
made of soil, vegetation, and silk. They may be called trapdoor spiders
, as are similar...
- The wafer trapdoor spiders
Cyrtaucheniidae, are a widespread family
that lack the thorn-like spines
I and II...
- commonly known
as the Chinese
(which generally refers
to its genus), is a species
of trapdoor spider
of the genus
- The Sydney brown trapdoor spider
(Arbanitis rapax, synonym Misgolas
rapax) is a spider
in the family
Idiopidae, found primarily around
- have trapdoors
. Trapdoor spiders
hide in an underground
nest they line with their
silk, and then conceal
it with a hinged
silk lid, the trapdoor
. In theatrical...
(Thomisus spectabilis) mani****tes UV signals
bees to flowers
they are hiding. Trapdoor
: Trapdoor spiders
- Huntsman spiders
of the family
Spar****idae (formerly Heteropodidae), are known
by this name because
of their speed
and mode of hunting.[citation...
- Liphistiidae, the "trapdoor spiders
" of the family Ctenizidae
and many tarantulas
are ambush predators
that lurk in burrows, often closed
- are known
as trapdoor spiders
due to them forming trapdoors
burrows. Other prominent groups include Australian funnel
, and tarantulas...
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