Spiders of Goodwell and Texhoma
Texas County, Oklahoma


Mecaphesa dubia

The above image was ID as Mecaphesa dubia
by John and Jane Balaban and Joe Lapp in BugGuide.net

Posterior laterals eyes (lateral eyes of second row) pointed sideways and backwards.

Posterior laterals eyes not seen from front
Anterior lateral eyes "larger" than anterior median eyes.


Mecaphesa dubia

Mecaphesa: Statement from BugGuide.net

The anterior lateral eyes are a little larger than the anterior median eyes. When viewed from the front, and a little above, only six eyes are visible. The posterior laterals are facing sideways and backwards on tubercles that include the anterior laterals. Mecaphesa is also often (always?) hairy.