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Photo#509188
tiny Mygalomorph - Hexurella apachea

tiny Mygalomorph - Hexurella apachea
Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
April 25, 2011
Size: 3 mm
Found under a rock in the oak/juniper zone. Possible Euagrus?

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tiny Mygalomorph - Hexurella apachea tiny Mygalomorph - Hexurella apachea

Moved
Moved from Hexurella.

Moved
Moved from Mygalomorphs.

Moved
Moved from Euagrus.

Moved
Moved from Mygalomorphs.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Maybe
Definitely something in Dipluridae or Mecicobothriidae. I'm at work and can't consult "The Manual" right now. Neat find!

 
The spinnerets appear to matc
The spinnerets appear to match Euagrus, and it does not seem to have the sclerotized cuticle on the abdomen that characterizes Mecicobothriidae. I am wondering about the palps, because they look a bit like they may be a penultimate male, and yet this spider is way smaller than the other Euagrus I've seen, so maybe it is just a youngster. So far it has not taken any food, so I don't know if I can raise it to maturity.

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