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Dwarf tarantula

(Hexura picea)

Description

Hexura picea is a species of spider. It is from the dwarf tarantula family, Mecicobothriidae. It was described by Simon, 1884 USA. Hexura is a genus of American folding trapdoor spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1884. As of September 2019 it contains two species, found in the United States: H. picea and H. rothi. Originally placed with Mecicobothriidae, it was moved to Antrodiaetidae in 2019.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class:
Order:Araneae
Family:Antrodiaetidae
Genus:Hexura
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