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What type of spider can be found in southern California and is large, builds a wed, has visible fur, and is solid black?

okay so I found this spider out side my window. I got a closer look and a large black spider ran out of the web to "greet" me. It was extremely fast might i add. The wed was a tunnel like structure. The spider was about the size of a gold ball (legs included) and the abdomen was the size of a dime. The spider was solid black and had visible fur. I can tell you now it was not a wolf spider or a tarantula. I also know it is not venomous because there are no venomous spiders in southern California that have fur.

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a trap door spider is what it sounds like

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hmmm.... never considered that. the only trapdoor spiders I've seen in my area are small and grey. Thanks for the suggestion :)
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eww omg i dont know im not a fan of spiders i would freek out omg

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they don't bother me. I want to be an arachnologist :)
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The type of spider found in Southern Carolina is known as a Tarantula. It is large, builds a web, has visible fur, its solid black and is a nocturnal that stays close to its burrows. They dig the burrows and often make longer about a foot underground. Check out for http://wc.pima.edu/Bfiero/tucsonecology/animals/arth_tara.htm more information.

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It was not a tarantula. The thorax of this spider was slender. A Tarantula's thorax is round and is almost always the same size of the abdomen.
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If it was trying to cross the border, we call them Furry Mexican Jumping, Running and Digging spiders! They are great tunnelers and can carry 3 times there own weight. They are usually found in backs of trucks or running across the desert!! DO NOT FEED THEM! :-)

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Sounds like a funnel web spider.

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