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

Tegenaria decolorata  Kratochvil & Miller, 1940


Palp: base of the conductor with 2 teeth. Conductor is not reaching the median of palpal tip. Prosoma: anterior part yellow-brown to red-brown, thoracic part light yellow-brown or yellowish, striae dark brown. Prosoma length: 6.4 mm. Chelicerae: pro- and retromargin with 4 teeth. Sternum yellow-brown to red-brown. Legs: femora I-IV and tibiae I-II yellow-brown to red-brown, remaining segments light yellow-brown or yellowish. Opisthosoma uniformly yellowish white.

Body length male: 12.0-13.0 mm

Female unknown.

Additional information

Under a stone in a rock fissure, also found in a cave.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Croatia

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

18-02-2014 Image insert