Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Eratigena  Bolzern, Burckhardt & Hänggi, 2013   22 species

Eratigena balearica  (Brignoli, 1978)


Prosoma length: 2.38 mm.

Body length male: 4.97 mm

Prosoma yellow-brownish, with brown radial lines. Prosoma length: 2.32 mm. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin and 4 teeth on retromargin, followed by saw-like arranged denticles. Sternum yellowish. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma: dorsum dark grey, with 3 pairs of fused spots.

Body length female: 6.21 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain (Balearic Is.)
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A, Febrer J B (1986) Arañas de Menorca. I. Agelenidae (Araneae). Descripción del macho de Malthonica balearica Brignoli, 1978. Orsis 2: 121-129 pdf

Bolzern A, Burckhardt D, Hänggi A (2013b) Phylogeny and taxonomy of European funnel-web spiders of the Tegenaria-Malthonica complex (Araneae: Agelenidae) based upon morphological and molecular data. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 168: 723-848 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Brignoli P M (1978e) Quelques notes sur les Agelenidae, Hahniidae, Oxyopidae et Pisauridae de France et d'Espagne (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 85: 265-294 pdf

Febrer J B, Barrientos J A (2021) Arañas (Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España), 4. Estudio del encinar de Alfurí y nuevos datos. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 38: 109-120 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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