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

Tegenaria rilaensis  Deltshev, 1993


Resembles T. campestris and T. montana. Palp: Characteristic tibial apophysis. Trichobothria on cymbium absent. Dorsal branch of retrotibial apophysis broadly elongated and protruding, distally bifid.

prosoma length: 3.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.6 mm.


Resembles T. campestris and T. montana. Epigyne: Genital openings separate, not situated in a common furrow.

prosoma length: 3.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.3 mm.

Additional information

Under Stones in mountain and high mountain areas.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): North Macedonia, Bulgaria
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Deltshev C (1993) The genus Tegenaria Latreille in Bulgaria: a critical review with descriptions of two sibling species (Arachnida, Araneae: Agelenidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 80: 167-174 pdf

Deltshev C (2008a) Two new spider species, Malthonica bozhkovi sp. nov. and Tegenaria paragamiani sp. nov. from Rhodopy Mountains (Bulgaria and Greece) (Araneae: Agelenidae). Zootaxa 1872: 37-44 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

09-05-2016 Datasheet update Detail
23-04-2013 Image insert