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 2020): Italy (Sardinia)
Distribution List
Italy / Sardinia   ( no references ) |||

Bolzern A, Hänggi A, Burckhardt D (2008) Funnel web spiders from Sardinia: Taxonomical notes on some Tegenaria and Malthonica spp. (Araneae: Agelenidae). Rev suisse Zool 115: 759-778

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

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

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 (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2