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Genus Hexura

Microhexura? - Hexura picea Microhexura? - Hexura picea Mecicobothriidae - Hexura rothi from BC - Hexura picea Hexura picea Simon, 1884. Family Mecicobothriidae. - Hexura picea - female Hexura  - Hexura Hexura  - Hexura
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Mygalomorphs)
Family Antrodiaetidae (Folding-door Spiders)
Genus Hexura
Numbers
2 species in the US
Identification
long posterior lateral spinnerets with pseudosegmented distal segment
Range
H. picea - central Oregon to southern Washington, west of Cascades

H. rothi - southern to central Oregon, west of Cascades

limited distributional overlap
Print References
Gertsch, W. J. & Platnick, N. I. (1979). A revision of the spider family Mecicobothriidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). American Museum Novitates 2687: 1-32. (online PDF)