Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   93 species

Tegenaria bosnica  Kratochvil & Miller, 1940


Colouration as in females, except cephalic part and femora I-II darker, legs I-II without annulation, sternum darker. Prosoma length: 4-6.5 mm.

Body length male: 8.6-13.0 mm

Epigyne with wide, triangular groove. Prosoma: cephalic part brown to black-brown, with some white-grey hairs, eye region dark, thoracic part with 2 grey-brown stripes, prosomal margins grey-yellow. Prosoma length: 4.8 mm. Chelicerae: promargin with 3, retromargin with 4 teeth. Sternum dark brown, with median spot, laterally with 3 round, yellow points. Legs yellowish with grey-brown rings. Opisthosoma yellowish, dorsum with lighter band, flanked by triangular, yellowish spots, venter and sides marbled with grey-brown.

Body length female: 10.8 mm
Additional information

Troglobitic species.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia
Distribution List
Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Komnenov, 2010) ||| Croatia   (Komnenov, 2020a) ||| Kosovo   (Geci & Naumova, 2021b) ||| Montenegro   (Komnenov, 2020a) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2020a) |||

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

Geci D (unpubl.) .

Geci D, Naumova M (2021b) A preliminary checklist of the spiders of Kosovo (Arachnida: Araneae). Ecologia Balkanica, Special Edition 4: 11-28 pdf

Komnenov M (2010) Checklist of spiders (Araneae) of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Uzizaž i Biospeld 5(2009): 52-69 pdf

Komnenov M (2020a) Subterranean spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of Montenegro. The Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, Proceedings of the Section of Natural Sciences 23: 119-169 pdf

Kratochvíl J, Miller F (1940a) Neue Höhlenspinnen der Gattung Tegenaria aus Jugoslawien. Zoologischer Anzeiger 131: 188-201 pdf

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

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

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