Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Eratigena  Bolzern, Burckhardt & Hänggi, 2013   20 species

Eratigena bucculenta  (L. Koch, 1868)


Reduced retrotibial apophysis and the presence of a two-pointed patellar apophysis at the male palp. Dorsal trichobothria on the palpal tarsus and cymbium in males and females. Three-pointed patellar apophysis, close together, conductor shorter than the alveolus with terminal end bent ventrad.

Prosoma length: 3.4 mm.

Body length male: 7.7 mm

Dorsal trichobothria on the palp. Epigyne: Triangular posterior sclerite and copulatory opening facing anteriorly.

Prosoma length: 3.6 mm.

Body length female: 10.2 mm
Additional information

Morphologically very variable and grouped in 3 morphotypes. Under Stones.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||

Barrientos J A (1991) Nueva identidad para el macho de Tegenaria bucculenta (L. Koch, 1868), (Araneae, Agelenidae). Boln Asoc esp Ent 15: 221-232

Bolzern A, Burckhardt D, Hänggi A (2013b) Phylogeny and taxonomy of European funnel-web spiders of the Tegenaria-Malthonica complex (Araneae: Agelenidae) based upon morphological and molecular data. Zool J Linn Soc 168: 723-848

Brignoli P M (1978b) Quelques notes sur les Agelenidae, Hahniidae, Oxyopidae et Pisauridae de France et d'Espagne (Araneae). Revue suisse Zool 85: 265-294

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

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

10-05-2016 Datasheet update Detail
21-01-2014 Image insert