Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Eratigena  Bolzern, Burckhardt & Hänggi, 2013   22 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 2024): Europe, Turkey
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.

Belgium   (Bosmans & Van Keer, 2017; Van der Krieken, 2011) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Dentici & Galasso, 2021) ||| 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)   (Topçu & Demircan, 2018a) ||| Ukraine  Removed (Mikhailov, 2022) |||

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). 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

Dentici A, Galasso P (2021) Checklist of spiders and Opiliones (Arachnida Araneae, Opiliones) of Sicilian southest swamp lakes "Pantano Cuba", "Pantano Longarini" and “Pantano Bruno” (Italy). Fifth contribution to knowledge of Sicilian spider fauna Biodiversity Journal 21: 695-703 pdf

Mikhailov K G (2022) Progress in the study of the spider fauna (Aranei) of Russia and neighbouring regions: a 2020 update. Invertebrate Zoology 19: 295-304, Supplements 1.01-1.15, 2.01-2.24. 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 (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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