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

Tegenaria armigera  Simon, 1873


Embolus curved. Conductor large. Tibia of male pedipalp with a lobe-like apophysis and a small tooth-like apophysis. Prosoma yellowish brown, sometimes with dark pattern, eye region black. Sternum yellowish brown, sometimes with lighter median stripe and lateral patches. Legs I-II brown, III and IV yellowish. Opisthosoma light grey, sometimes with white patches.

Body length male: 4.23 mm

Epigyne with slightly curved median plate. Legs yellowish.

Body length female: 3.6-5.2 mm
Additional information

among leaf litter, under stones of coniferous wood.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): France (Corsica), Italy (Sardinia)
Distribution List
France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Brignoli P M (1971g) Contributo alla conoscenza degli Agelenidae Italiani (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 8: 57-142 pdf

Heimer S, Müller H-G (1988) Spiders from Corsica II. Redescription of Tegenaria armigera Simon, 1873 (Arachnida, Araneida, Agelenidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 211-212 pdf

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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