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 2021): Eastern Mediterranean
Distribution List
Albania   (Vrenozi & Jäger, 2012) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) ||| 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) pdf

Brignoli P M (1976b) 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 (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at pdf

Lecigne S (2013) Contribution à l’inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28: 177-191 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

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

Vrenozi B, Jäger P (2012) A faunistic study on ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae) in the Tirana district, Albania. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 81-87 pdf

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

10-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
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