Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   101 species

Tegenaria percuriosa  Brignoli, 1972


Prosoma length: 3.68 mm, prosoma width: 2.99 mm.

Body length male: 8.55 mm

Prosoma yellowish orange. Sternum unicoloured. Chelicerae: promargin with 3, retromargin with 4 denticles. Legs orange. Opisthosoma greyish.

Body length female: 8.5 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Turkey
 male  female
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.

Bulgaria  Removed (Blagoev et al., 2018; Dimitrov et al., 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024) ||| Turkey (Europe)  Removed (Demircan & Topçu, 2016; Demircan Aksan & Topçu, 2022a) |||

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

Brignoli P M (1972b) Terzo contributo alla conoscenza dei ragni cavernicoli di Turchia (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 8: 161-190 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Demircan Aksan N, Topçu A (2022a) A new record of the genus Tegenaria from Turkey (Araneae: Agelenidae). Serket 18: 353-355 pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2016) First records for spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 15: 85-91 pdf

Dimitrov D, Bolzern A, Arnedo M (2022) Bringing Tegenaria boitanii stat. rev. back to life with a review of the Tegenaria percuriosa-complex (Araneae: Agelenidae), description of a new species and insight into their phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history. Systematics and Biodiversity 20: 1-18 pdf

Gasparo F (2007) Note su Tegenaria percuriosa Brignoli, 1972, con descrizione del maschio (Araneae, Agelenidae). Atti e Memorie, Commissione Grotte "Eugenio Boegan" 41: 95-103 pdf

Levy G (1996) The agelenid funnel-weaver family and the spider genus Cedicus in Israel (Araneae, Agelenidae and Cybaeidae). Zoologica Scripta 25: 85-122 pdf

Mammola S, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 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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