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Seqocrypta jakara Raven

Medium sized trapdoor, widespread and abundant in Brisbane (in at least 33 suburbs) and elsewhere in South East Queensland and NNSW. Carapace rounded, hirsute. Dorsal abdomen mottled; legs without annulations. Eyes on tubercle in 3 rows. The generic name refers to South East Queensland, where this genus is found.

Female, face on

Seqocrypta jakara (Brisbane Brushfooted Trapdoor) Female
Photo: Robert Whyte

Female, darker


Another female, a darker form, perhaps because it has not recently moulted. ID confirmed by Dr Robert Raven.

Seqocrypta jakara (Brisbane Brushfooted Trapdoor) Female
Photo: Robert Whyte

Female Paten Road, The Gap, Brisbane


_Mygalomorphae Barychelidae Seqocrypta jakara Paten Road, The Gap, Brisbane Collected: Raven & Whyte Photo: Robert Whyte
Collected: Raven & Whyte Photo: Robert Whyte

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