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

Eratigena fuesslini  (Pavesi, 1873)


Prosoma with 2 dark, slightly serrated longitudinal bands, may be reduced to triangular dots. Prosoma length: 3.25-4.2 mm. Chelicerae with 8-12 teeth on retromargin. Sternum with light median region. Opisthosoma dark green-brownish, at the cardiac mark yellowish, posteriorly with approx. 5 broad chevrons.

Body length male: 7.0 - 8.2 mm

Epigyne with posteriorly pointed epigynal bulge. Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 2.25-4.2 mm.

Body length female: 5.0 - 9.1 mm
  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, Turkey
Distribution List
Belgium   (Bosmans & Van Keer, 2017) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer K (2017) Een herziene soortenlijst van de Belgische spinnen (Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 32: 39-69 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] 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 (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

Pesarini C (unpubl.)

Topçu A, Demircan N (2018a) New records of family Agelenidae for the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae: Agelenidae). Indian Journal of Arachnology 6(2017): 20-22 pdf

Van der Krieken B (2011) Tegenaria fuesslini Pavesi, 1873 (Araneae: Agelenidae), een nieuwe soort voor de Belgische fauna. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 26: 179-181 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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