Medium-sized spiders, six
eyes, with short and dense hairs. Leg position characteristic: Legs I –
III in front, leg IV backwards. Live in silken tubes, open at both ends.
The epigyne is externally not chitinised but the determination of females
is possible according to coloration and pattern on abdomen. Only one genus
in Central Europe: Segestria
Photos: Segestria bavarica
Photos: Segestria senoculata