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

Tegenaria racovitzai  Simon, 1907

Description
Male

Retrolaterale Tibialapophyse with 3 branches, ventral branch a long, drawn-out bulge, lateral branch much smaller, distally pointed, dorsal branch strongly sclorotized. Conductor reduced to a lamelliform appendage. Prosoma length: 4.22 mm, prosoma width: 2.98 mm.

Female

Epigyne with sharply pointed "pseudo teeth", posterior sclerite of epigyne with convex anterior margin. Prosoma length: 3.66 mm, prosoma width: 2.65 mm.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Spain, France
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References

Brignoli P M (1977c) Sur quelques Tegenaria cavernicoles d'Espagne (Araneae, Agelenidae). In Comunicacions del 6è. Simposium d'Espeleologia, Terrassa 1977: 69-71

Déjean S (2012b) Tegenaria racovitzai Simon, 1907 (Araneae, Agelenidae). Synthèse sur une espèce nouvelle pour la faune de France. Bull mens Soc linn Lyon 82: 42-46

Fage L (1931) Araneae, 5e série, précédée d'un essai sur l'évolution souterraine et son déterminisme. In Biospeologica, LV. Arch Zool expér 71: 91-291

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

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

Ribera C, Barrientos J A (1986) Sobre algunas tegenarias cavernicolas poco conocidas del Mediterraneo español. Mém Soc r ent Belg 33: 187-197

Simon E (1937) Les arachnides de France 6 (5). Paris (Roret): 979-1298

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
22-08-2014 Image insert
08-07-2014 Image insert
04-02-2014 Datasheet update Old value
07-01-2014 Distribution update Old value