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Definition: trapdoor spiders
, prop. n. [L., a field mouse, Gr. ?.]
A genus of very large hairy spiders of the family
, having four lungs and only four spinnerets.
They do not spin webs, but usually construct tubes in the
earth, which are often furnished with a trapdoor. The South
American bird spider (Mygale avicularia
), and the crab
spider, or matoutou (Mygale cancerides
) are among the
largest species. They are also called trapdoor spiders
Some of the species are erroneously called tarantulas, as the
Texas tarantula (Mygale Hentzii
[1913 Webster +PJC]