TRAPDOOR SPIDER (CYRTAUCHENIIDAE; APTOSTICHUS) DEPREDATES WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER CHICK (CHARADRIUS ALEXANDRINUS)

@inproceedings{Wehtje2007TRAPDOORS,
  title={TRAPDOOR SPIDER (CYRTAUCHENIIDAE; APTOSTICHUS) DEPREDATES WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER CHICK (CHARADRIUS ALEXANDRINUS)},
  author={Walter Wehtje},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract I report an observation of a trapdoor spider (Cyrtaucheniidae; Aptostichus) depredating a western snowy plover chick (Charadrius alexandrinus) in San Luis Obispo County, California. 
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