Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   101 species

Tegenaria bosnica  Kratochvíl & 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., 2022)

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia
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.

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, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 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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