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Genus Pimoa

Pimoa altioculata female with eggsac - Pimoa altioculata - female Male spider - Pimoa altioculata - male Spider - Pimoa Newly hatched P. altioculata - Pimoa altioculata Pimoa? - Pimoa - female Adult male - Pimoa altioculata - male brown and black spider - Pimoa altioculata Pimoa altioculata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Pimoidae
Genus Pimoa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Split from Labulla in 1943.
Numbers
13 species in the USA & Canada.
Identification
All females seem to have protruding epigynums.

P. altioculata - Epigyne distal end projecting (scape-like) and heavily sclerotized(1)
P. cthulhu - epigyne sausage-like(1)
P. vera - distal end of the epigyne rounded(1)

Egg Sac
Range
Ranges (1)

P. altioculata - all along the western parts of OR, WA, & Canada up into Alaska.
P. breviata - coastal northern CA & Southern OR
P. cthulhu - northwestern coastal CA
P. curvata - central Washington in a line along the Cascades
P. edenticulata - northwestern & NW coastal CA
P. haden - Idaho panhandle & bordering WA & MT
P. hespera - central eastern CA
P. jellisoni - Idaho panhandle (& western central ID) & bordering WA & MT
P. laurae - central eastern CA
P. mephitis - northwestern CA
P. mono - central eastern CA
P. petita - northwestern Oregon
P. vera - southern coastal Oregon

WA - P. altioculata, P. curvata and P. haden are the 3 species found in WA.
Works Cited
1.A Revision and Cladistic Analysis of the Spider Family Pimoidae (Araneoidea:Araneae)
Gustavo Hormiga. 1994. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, Smithsonian Institution Press #549.