It's a nasty looking critter.
But I thought spiders have 8 legs not 10. but that looks a lot like it. Now im siting her smacking my leg because it feels like something is crawling on me. Damn Spiders
They're called pedipalps and they're used by spiders in lieu of antennae. Spiders will sometimes actually touch their prey before attacking.
How ya been Bubba? All snow melted away from Grandmom's house? Darn I hate snow and my son's town is predicting they'll be getting about a foot this week, that's in N. Calif.
Weather service predicted snow for us in N.W. Arkansas this weekend but changed it which is good, I'm going to a gun show Saturday.~
used to masterbate other spiders to keep them from attacking. Look it up in your Funk & Wagnals
Thats "Trap door Spider" looks very close to the sydney funnel weaver. We do have them sydney funnelers here how they got here is anyones guess.
yup snow is gone, just rain now.