Tetragnathidae  Menge, 1866 / Glenognatha  Simon, 1887   1 species

Glenognatha argyrostilba  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876)

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Egypt, Niger, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Congo, South Africa. Introduced to Caribbean, Ecuador (mainland, Galapagos Is.), Brazil, St. Helena, Seychelles
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.

Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) |||

Baert L (1987) Spiders of the Galápagos Islands. Part IV. Miscellaneous families II. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 57: 141-155 pdf

Bosmans R, Bosselaers J (1994) Spiders of the genera Pachygnatha, Dyschiriognatha and Glenognatha (Araneae, Tetragnathidae), with a revision of the Afrotropical species. Zoologica Scripta 23: 325-352 pdf

Cabra-García J, Brescovit A D (2016) Revision and phylogenetic analysis of the orb-weaving spider genus Glenognatha Simon, 1887 (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Zootaxa 4069: 1-183 pdf

Dippenaar-Schoeman A S, Haddad C R, Foord S H, Lotz L N (2023a) The Tetragnathidae of South Africa. Version 2. South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 50 pp. pdf

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 pdf

Holm Å (1969) A new tetragnathid species from the island St-Helena (Araneae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 80: 62-66 pdf

Saaristo M I (2010) Araneae. In: Gerlach J & Marusik Y M (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles Islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

14-10-2023 Image insert
24-03-2022 Distribution update Detail