Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Allagelena  Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006   1 species

Allagelena gracilens  (C. L. Koch, 1841)


Male palp with pointed patellar apophysis. Tibial apophysis bipartite, rounded distally. Prosoma red-brown, with 3 bright longitudinal stripes. Sternum dark brown. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma dark, with dorsal pattern.

Body length male: 5-10 mm
Body length female: 9-11 mm
Additional information

in small funnel webs in higher vegetation, mostly in dense bushes, at warm, sunny places

Frequency: Not frequent

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe to Central Asia

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05-12-2013 Distribution update Old value