Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Eratigena  Bolzern, Burckhardt & Hänggi, 2013   20 species

Eratigena sardoa  (Brignoli, 1977)


Simple pointed dorsal branch of the retrotibial apophysis. Very long, drawn out, and strongly sclerotized terminal end of the conductor.

Prosoma length: 2.0-2.4 mm.

Body length male: 4.1-4.6 mm

Characteristic Vulva and Epigyne: Very long and convoluted copulatory duct with attached appendages. Globular and smoothly sclerotized receptaculum.

Prosoma length: 1.9-2.2 mm.

Body length female: 5.3 mm
Additional information

Occurs in higher altitudes >700m.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Italy (Sardinia)
Distribution List
Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Bolzern A, Hänggi A, Burckhardt D (2008) Funnel web spiders from Sardinia: Taxonomical notes on some Tegenaria and Malthonica spp. (Araneae: Agelenidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 115: 759-778 pdf

Brignoli P M (1977b) Ragni d'Italia XXVII. Nuovi dati su Agelenidae, Argyronetidae, Hahniidae, Oxyopidae e Pisauridae cavernicoli ed epigei (Araneae). Quaderni del Museo di Speleologia "V. Rivera" 4: 3-117 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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf