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

Tegenaria dalmatica  Kulczyński, 1906

Description
Male

Sternum with pale median band and 3 pale dots on each side, not clearly delimited and sometimes fused together. Chelicerae brownish, promargin with 4, retromargin with 4-6 teeth. Opisthosoma: Anterior part with pale median band and big pale dots on both sides, mottled; pale dots continuing to posterior part in chevrons, posterior part with dark ground colour. Palp: Patellar apophysis absent. Retrotibial apophysis with lateral, dorsal and ventral branch. Lateral branch lamella-like, dorsal branch strongly sclerotized, horn-like, ventral apophysis developed as a big not strongly sclerotized bulge. Cymbial modifications absent.

prosoma length: 2.9-3.7 mm, prosoma width: 2.3-2.9 mm.

Female

Sternum with pale median band and 3 pale dots on each side, not clearly delimited and sometimes fused together. Chelicerae brownish, promargin with 4, retromargin with 4-6 teeth. Opisthosoma: Anterior part with pale median band and big pale dots on both sides, mottled; pale dots continuing to posterior part in chevrons, posterior part with dark ground colour. Epigyne: forming a membranous triangular or trapezoid plate. Anterior and lateral margin of atrium developed as a strongly sclerotized border. Spermathecae and/or copulatory ducts barely visible through plate. Epigynal teeth absent.

prosoma length: 5.1 mm, prosoma width: 4.0 mm.

Body length female: 4.75 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Mediterranean to Ukraine
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References

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Updates
09-05-2016 Datasheet update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value
16-04-2013 Image insert