Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Tegenaria  Latreille, 1804   89 species

Tegenaria animata  Kratochvíl & Miller, 1940


Male unknown.


Lateral margins of epigyne strongly indented. Colouration as in T. bosnica, but lighter and opisthosoma less speckled. Prosoma length: 6 mm. Chelicerae: pro- and retromargin with 4 teeth (number of teeth on promargin may vary).

Body length female: 14 mm
Additional information

Troglobitic species.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2017)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Serbia, Montenegro. Macedonia

Deltshev C, Vrenosi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – Faunistic and Zoogeographical Review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta zool bulg 63: 125-144

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Kratochvíl J, Miller F (1940) Neue Höhlenspinnen der Gattung Tegenaria aus Jugoslawien. Zool Anz 131: 188-201

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (in press) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research early view

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

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