What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Found in home
Location: Jakarta Indonesia
March 5, 2017 6:35 am
Hi Bugman, i found the attached picture of the spider in my outside kitchen, wondering if it was a dangerous species and if it nests nearby as i have kids and want to be sure everything is safe.
Signature: Jawad

Trapdoor Spider

Dear Jawad,
This appears to us to be a Trapdoor Spider.  We have not had any luck matching your image to a specific species.  Trapdoor Spiders are harmless and they live in underground burrows.  Females rarely leave their underground burrow, but male spiders will travel in search of a mate.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

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