What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Trap door spider
Location: East Oceanside,CA
September 16, 2015 6:02 pm
Trying to send you a pic.
It would be easier to forward an email.
Can you provide one ?
I commented on your web site..
Mike Powell
Signature: Mike

you attached an image, but it is not a spider.

Sorry I messed up the attachment on the web site..
Here is the spider we found…

Male California Trapdoor Spider

Male California Trapdoor Spider

Hi Mike,
Thanks for sending the correct image.  We really love posting images of male California Trapdoor Spiders that appear with the first good rains of the season, and Tuesday’s downpour was a doozy.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Oceanside, California

One Response to Male California Trapdoor Spider appears after first rain of the season

  1. Julia says:

    We found a very similar spider on our screen door this morning in Oceanside, California. Nearly 3″ in length and yesterday it rained!

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