African Trap Door Spider



  • Ctenolophus purcell
  • Field Collected
  • Originating Out Of The Southern African Coasts Of Mozambique, South Africa, And Inland In Parts Of Botsawna, And Zimbabwe
  • A Fantastic Specimen Gaining Its Name From The Burrows They Construct With Their Webs They Make A Lid Or “Trap Door” To Close Off The Opening
  • Roughly 2.5 Inches In Leg Span
  • With Proper Care These Can Live 5-20 Years In Captivity
  • Amazing Spiders With Large Abdomens And A Sturdy Set Of 6 Legs With Fine Hairs All In A Dark Ruddy Brown To Black Color
  • Clever Hunters That Create Their Burrows With Thin Silk Trip Wires Near Its Opening To Alert Them Of Prey That May Enter
  • Silent And Advantageous Feeders Eating Crickets And Roaches Regularly