Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Azerithonica  Guseinov, Marusik & Koponen, 2005   1 species

Azerithonica hyrcanica  Guseinov, Marusik & Koponen, 2005


Prosoma yellow with thin dark margin and 2 wide grey median bands, in between darker radial stripes, bands in cepahlic region bifurcated. Sernum with 6 lateral spots and yellow median stripe, narrowed posteriorly. Labium, maxillae and chelicerae light brown. Legs yellow with grey annulations. Opisthosoma with pattern of pale and dark markings. Spinnerets pale.

Body length male: 4.75 mm

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 4.6 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Azerbaijan, Iran
 male  female
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) |||

Guseinov E F, Marusik Y M, Koponen S (2005) Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Azerbaijan 5. Faunistic review of the funnel-web spiders (Agelenidae) with the description of a new genus and species. Arthropoda Selecta 14: 153-177 pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Zamani A, Marusik Y M (2019) The spider genera Azerithonica and Tegenaria (Aranei: Agelenidae: Tegenariini) in Iran. Arthropoda Selecta 28: 291-303 pdf

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