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Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Benoitia  Lehtinen, 1967   2 species

Benoitia lepida  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876)

Description
Male

Pedipalp: Patella with broad apophysis. Winding conductor recurves on itself.

Body length male: 4.1-7.8 mm
Female

Epigynal groove divided by narroe median septum.

Body length female: 5.0-9.1 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, North Africa, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Yemen, Saudi-Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran
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Distribution List
Algeria   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| Egypt   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Libya   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||
References

Al-Khazali A M (2018) The first record of family Agelenidae from Iraq (Arachnida: Araneae). Serket 16: 60-65 pdf

Blauwe R de (1980b) Revision de la famille des Agelenidae (Araneae) habitant la région Mediterranéenne (3e partie). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 52 (11): 1-28 pdf

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. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

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

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
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