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

Tegenaria carensis  Barrientos, 1981


Pedipalp: retrolateral tibial apophysis with 3 branches, ventral branch a long drawn-out lobe, lateral branch strongly sclerotized, as long as wide. Prosoma length: 2.86 mm, Prosoma width: 2.33 mm. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma yellowish with dark spots and indistinct chevrons.


Epigyne with distinct median region, anteriorly clearly separated from epigynal plate. Prosoma length: 3.97 mm, prosoma width: 2.94 mm.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain
 male  female
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A (1981) Descripcion de Tegenaria levantina n. sp. y Tegenaria carensis n. sp. (Araneae, Agelenidae). Miscellanea Zoologica 5: 13-19 pdf

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

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 (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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