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

Tegenaria armigera  Simon, 1873


Embolus curved. Conductor large. Tibia of male pedipalp with a lobe-like apophysis and a small tooth-like apophysis. Prosoma yellowish brown, sometimes with dark pattern, eye region black. Sternum yellowish brown, sometimes with lighter median stripe and lateral patches. Legs I-II brown, III and IV yellowish. Opisthosoma light grey, sometimes with white patches.

Body length male: 4.23 mm

Epigyne with slightly curved median plate. Legs yellowish.

Body length female: 3.6-5.2 mm
Additional information

among leaf litter, under stones of coniferous wood.

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): France (Corsica), Italy (Sardinia)

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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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