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Genus Microhexura

Microhexura idahoana - female Microhexura idahoana - female Microhexura idahoana - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Mygalomorphs)
Family Dipluridae
Genus Microhexura
Numbers
Two species in US
Range
Microhexura idahoana: Cascade Mountains, Blue Mountains, and northern Rocky Mountains of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.(1)
Microhexura montivaga: higher mountain peaks of the southern Blue Ridge Province in western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee.(1)
Print References
Coyle, Frederick A., 1981. The mygalomorph spider genus Microhexura (Araneae, Dipluridae). Bulletin American Museum of Natural History 170: 64-75. (download available here)

Coyle FA (1985) Observations on the mating behaviour of the tiny mygalomorph spider, Microhexura montivaga Crosby & Bishop (Araneae, Dipluridae). Bulletin British Arachnological Society, 6, 328-330. (online PDF)

Hedin M, D Carlson, F Coyle. 2015. Sky island diversification meets the multispecies coalescent – divergence in the spruce-fir moss spider (Microhexura montivaga, Araneae, Mygalomorphae) on the highest peaks of southern Appalachia. Molecular Ecology 24, 3467–3484.
Works Cited
1.The mygalomorph spider genus Microhexura (Araneae, Dipluridae)
Frederick A. Coyle. 1981. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History 170: 64-75.