Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Agelena  Walckenaer, 1805   5 species

Agelena orientalis  C. L. Koch, 1837

Description
Male

Embolus tip in prolateral view of the pedipalp straight.

Body length male: 11.0-13.6 mm
Female

Coloration yellow with peculiar dorsal pattern on opisthosoma.

Body length female: 10.2-17.7 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy to Central Asia, Iran
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Distribution List
Azerbaijan   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| Georgia   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( Bosmans et al., 2013; ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( Moscaliuc, 2013; ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Brignoli P M (1976c) Ragni di Grecia IX. Specie nuove o interessanti delle famiglie Leptonetidae, Dysderidae, Pholcidae ed Agelenidae (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 83: 539-578 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Kovblyuk M M, Kastrygina Z A (2011) On two closely related funnel-web spider species, Agelena orientalis C.L. Koch, 1837, and A. labyrinthica (Clerck, 1757) (Aranei: Agelenidae) Arthropoda Selecta 20 (4): 273-282 pdf

Levy G (1996) The agelenid funnel-weaver family and the spider genus Cedicus in Israel (Araneae, Agelenidae and Cybaeidae). Zoologica Scripta 25: 85-122 pdf

Moscaliuc L A (2013) Contributions to the knowledge of Romanian spider fauna. Steps towards an updated checklist. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 56: 135-142 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
26-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
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