Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Maimuna  Lehtinen, 1967   4 species

Maimuna vestita  (C. L. Koch, 1841)


Prosoma brown-yellow, eye region blackish. Palp: Femur with large retrolateral scale. No patellar or tibial apophysis. Patella with 2 dorsal spines. Tibia with long hairs and 4 spines. Conductor very complicated, ending in 3 large, bent apophyses.

prosoma length: 5.0 mm, prosoma width: 3.2 mm.

Body length male: 9 mm

Prosoma brown-yellow, eye region blackish. Epigyne: large anterior cavity, wider and deepest posteriorly, bordered by stronger sclerotized parts.  Posterior transversal domed area which is darker at the central longitudinal axe. Characteristic vulva.

prosoma length: 3.8 mm, prosoma width: 2.8 mm.

Body length female: 7.4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Eastern Mediterranean
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) ||| Ukraine   ( no 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 (accessed on 10.9.2018)

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

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

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

Lecigne S (2013) Contribution à l’inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28(3): 177-191

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

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

09-05-2016 Datasheet update Detail
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