Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   95 species

Tegenaria decolorata  Kratochvil & Miller, 1940


Palp: base of the conductor with 2 teeth. Conductor is not reaching the median of palpal tip. Prosoma: anterior part yellow-brown to red-brown, thoracic part light yellow-brown or yellowish, striae dark brown. Prosoma length: 6.4 mm. Chelicerae: pro- and retromargin with 4 teeth. Sternum yellow-brown to red-brown. Legs: femora I-IV and tibiae I-II yellow-brown to red-brown, remaining segments light yellow-brown or yellowish. Opisthosoma uniformly yellowish white.

Body length male: 12.0-13.0 mm

Female unknown.

Additional information

Under a stone in a rock fissure, also found in a cave.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Croatia
Distribution List
Croatia   (no references) |||

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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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