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

Tegenaria carensis  Barrientos, 1981


Pedipalp: retrolateral tibial apophysis with 3 branches, ventral branch a long drawn-out lobe, lateral branch strongly sclerotized, as long as wide. Prosoma length: 2.86 mm, Prosoma width: 2.33 mm. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma yellowish with dark spots and indistinct chevrons.


Epigyne with distinct median region, anteriorly clearly separated from epigynal plate. Prosoma length: 3.97 mm, prosoma width: 2.94 mm.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Spain
 male  female

Barrientos J A (1981) Descripcion de Tegenaria levantina n. sp. y Tegenaria carensis n. sp. (Araneae, Agelenidae). Miscelánea zool 5: 13-19

Bolzern A, Burckhardt D, Hänggi A (2013b) Phylogeny and taxonomy of European funnel-web spiders of the Tegenaria-Malthonica complex (Araneae: Agelenidae) based upon morphological and molecular data. Zool J Linn Soc 168: 723-848

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

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

21-01-2014 Datasheet update Old value
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