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

Eratigena inermis  (Simon, 1870)


Distinctly annulated legs. Massive transversal ridge or bulge at the conductor of the male bulb. Conductor dorsally with a small rounded bulge. Basal part of the median apophysis conspicuously large and strongly sclerotized.

Prosoma length: 4.7 mm.

Body length male: 12 mm

Distinctly annulated legs. At least two femora with more than two dorsal spines. Epigynal teeth absent, long appendages at the copulatory duct.

Prosoma length: 5.5 mm.

Body length female: 12.7 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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

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

Dresco E, Hubert M (1971) Araneae speluncarum Hispaniae. I. Cuadern Espeleol 5-6: 199-206

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

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

Simon E (1937) Les arachnides de France 6 (5). Paris (Roret): 979-1298 pdf

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

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