Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Agroeca  Westring, 1861   12 species

Agroeca dentigera  Kulczyński, 1913

Description

Tibial apophysis with typical broad, blunt shape, with robust transverse branch. Epigyne slightly heart-shaped with eyelid-like structures near median line. Prosoma with fine, dark contour, anterior eye row almost straight, posterior row procurved. Sternum red-brown. Legs red-brown, not annulated. Femur with 3 dorsal spines. Opisthosoma light grey to light brown with a vague median line and irregular dark spots.

Body length male: 4.5-5.8 mm
Body length female: 5.45-6.8 mm
Additional information

on heath bushes near sphagnum bog, winter-active

Frequency: Very rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, Turkey, China
Figures
Distribution List
Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Latvia   (Cera, 2018) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Cera I (2013) Fauna and distribution of spiders at Randu meadows, Baltic Sea coast of the Gulf of Riga, Latvia. Latvijas Entomologs 52: 68-63 pdf

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Felton C, Judd S, Merrett P (2004) Agroeca dentigera Kulczynski, 1913, a liocranid spider new to Britain (Araneae, Liocranidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13: 90-92 pdf

Gündüz G, Allahverdi H (2018a) Two new records of the genus Agroeca Westring, 1861 (Araneae: Liocranidae) from Turkey. Munis Entomology and Zoology 13: 181-184 pdf

Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311 pdf

Jocqué R (1977b) On the occurrence of Agroeca dentigera Kulczynski in Belgium (Araneae, Clubionidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 80-82 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Mu Y, Jin C, Zhang F (2019) A survey of Agroeca Westring, 1861 from China (Araneae: Liocranidae). Zootaxa 4615: 91-112 pdf

Oltean C (1973a) Agroeca dentigera Kulczynski 1913 (Aran., Clubionidae) eine seltener Art, neue für die rumäniens Fauna. Studii şi Cercetăride Biologie (Zool.) 25: 105-110 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

Sterghiu C (1985) Fam. Clubionidae. Fauna Republicii Socialiste România (Arachnida) 5 (4): 1-168 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
13-06-2019 Image insert
09-01-2018 Distribution update Detail
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail