Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Pireneitega  Kishida, 1955   7 species

Pireneitega segestriformis  (Dufour, 1820)


Prosoma length: 5.3 mm, prosoma width: 4 mm. Prosoma brown-yellow, with darker striae. Chelicerae brown-yellow. Sternum light brown-yellow. Legs brown-yellow. Opisthosoma yellow-brown, dorsum with 2 orange spots medially and 4 indistinct chevrons.


Prosoma length: 5.3 mm, prosoma width: 4.4 mm. Prosoma brown-red, with darker striae. Chelicerae dark brown. Sternum brown. Legs dark brown. Opisthosoma dark grey, dorsum with 2 two orange spots medially.

Body length female: 16.1 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Presence in Italy doubtful (P. Pantini, pers. comm.), therefore removed; no records in Caucasus/Russia; Croatia, Hungary and Estonia doubtful, therefore removed
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Spain, Andorra, France
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.

Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Blauwe R de (1973) Revision de la famille des Agelenidae (Araneae) de la région Mediterranéenne. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 49(2): 1-111 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

Kovblyuk M M, Kastrygina Z A, Marusik Y M, Ponomarev A V (2013a) The spider genus Pireneitega Kishida, 1955 in the Caucasus (Aranei: Agelenidae: Coelotinae). Arthropoda Selecta 22: 59-73 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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