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

Tegenaria rilaensis  Deltshev, 1993


Resembles T. campestris and T. montana. Palp: Characteristic tibial apophysis. Trichobothria on cymbium absent. Dorsal branch of retrotibial apophysis broadly elongated and protruding, distally bifid.

prosoma length: 3.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.6 mm.


Resembles T. campestris and T. montana. Epigyne: Genital openings separate, not situated in a common furrow.

prosoma length: 3.0 mm, prosoma width: 2.3 mm.

Additional information

Under Stones in mountain and high mountain areas.

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Macedonia, Bulgaria

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2017) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: October 2017. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 12.10.2017)

Deltshev C (1993) The genus Tegenaria Latreille in Bulgaria: a critical review with descriptions of two sibling species (Arachnida, Araneae: Agelenidae). Ber nat-med Verein Innsbruck 80: 167-174

Deltshev C (2008) Two new spider species, Malthonica bozhkovi sp. nov. and Tegenaria paragamiani sp. nov. from Rhodopy Mountains (Bulgaria and Greece) (Araneae: Agelenidae). Zootaxa 1872: 37-44

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

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267

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

09-05-2016 Datasheet update Old value
23-04-2013 Image insert