1A spider which lives in a burrow with a hinged cover like a trapdoor.
- Family Ctenizidae, suborder Mygalomorphae.
- I guess you could say spiders, and trapdoor spiders in particular, also cunningly construct hides and then lie in wait for unsuspecting insects to pass.
- Meet the trapdoor spiders, famed for their silk-lined burrows complete with emergency exits, hinged trapdoors and careful camouflage.
- Most trapdoor spiders but not all are misleadingly named, as not all species make a door for their burrows.
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