Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Eratigena  Bolzern, Burckhardt & Hänggi, 2013   20 species

Eratigena feminea  (Simon, 1870)

Description
Male

Reduced retrotibial apophysis and the presence of a two-pointed patellar apophysis at the male palp. Dorsal trichobothria on the  palpal tarsus and cymbium in males and females. Tibia I shorter than or equal to the length of prosoma. Patellar apophysis with two well-separated points, conductor as long as the alveolus and straight terminal end of the conductor.

Prosoma length: 3.4 mm.

Body length male: 6-9 mm
Female

Dorsal trichobothria on the palp. Rectangularly shaped posterior sclerite with copulatory opening facing laterally. Prosoma brown-reddish, lighter at the edges. Eyes in two almost straight lines. Lateral eyes larger than median eyes (3:2). Labium longer than wide.

Prosoma length: 3.3 mm.

Body length female: 8.72 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Portugal, Spain, Madeira, Algeria
Figures
References

Barrientos J A (1980) L'identité de Tegenaria feminea, E. Simon, 1870 (Agelenidae, Araneae). C r Coll Arachnol 5: 15-20

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

Brignoli P M (1978b) Quelques notes sur les Agelenidae, Hahniidae, Oxyopidae et Pisauridae de France et d'Espagne (Araneae). Revue suisse Zool 85: 265-294

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

Lecigne S (unpubl.)

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

Updates
15-10-2017 Image insert
10-05-2016 Datasheet update Old value
07-01-2014 Distribution update Old value