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 2022): Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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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. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 168: 723-848 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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