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About 8-9 millimeters in body length, but sprawling legs make them appear even larger. Colored as shown: Mottled brown and gray with some black markings.
Most specimens were discovered at night in webs on the exterior of apartment buildings where siding meets foundation; also window wells, and a retaining wall made of railroad ties. Overall habitat is coniferous forest: Douglas fir, Western Red Cedar, maples, alder, ferns.
Most Hahniids are tiny, so this genus is often mistaken for Coras spp. and related funnel-weavers. Webs are sagging funnel- or bowl-shaped affairs, and the spiders are not in them during the day.
Spotted on Dec 21, 2014
Submitted on Jan 18, 2015