Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   101 species

Tegenaria eleonorae  Brignoli, 1974


Same colouration as T. henroti. Palp: Patellar apophysis absent. Retrotibial apophysis with lateral, dorsal and ventral branch, lateral branch lamella-like, dorsal branch strongly sclerotized, horn-like ventral apophysis forming a big, weakly sclerotized bulge. Cymbial modifications absent.

prosoma length: 3.8 mm, prosoma width: 3.1 mm.

Body length male: 8.32 mm

Same colouration as T. henroti. Epigyne: membranous triangular or trapezoidal plate. Anterior and lateral margin of atrium forming strongly sclerotized rim, not continuous. Copulatory ducts broad. Spermathecae developed as tube-like ducts, anteriorly weakly spiral, posteriorly only moderately convoluted. Fertilisation ducts short. Due to a slightly different position of the two ducts, the vulva may not be perfectly symmetrical.

prosoma length: 3.6-4.4 mm, prosoma width: 2.7-3.4 mm.

Body length female: 7.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Bolzern A, Hänggi A, Burckhardt D (2008) Funnel web spiders from Sardinia: Taxonomical notes on some Tegenaria and Malthonica spp. (Araneae: Agelenidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 115: 759-778 pdf

Brignoli P M (1971g) Contributo alla conoscenza degli Agelenidae Italiani (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 8: 57-142 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 (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

09-05-2016 Datasheet update Detail