Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   92 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. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro

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

Kratochvíl J, Miller F (1940) Neue Höhlenspinnen der Gattung Tegenaria aus Jugoslawien. Zool Anz 131: 188-201

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

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

18-02-2014 Image insert
07-01-2014 Distribution update Old value