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

Tegenaria tyrrhenica  Dalmas, 1922


Row of several dorsal trichobothria on cymbium. Tegular apophysis (between tegulum and conductor) protruding also distally, ventral branch of retrotibial apophysis with distinct longitudinal rim. Long, drawn-out rim of retrotibial apophysis relatively shorter than palp tibia, distal branch of conductor reaching one third of cymbium tip.

prosoma length: 4.1 mm

Body length male: 7 mm

Row of several dorsal trichobothria present on palp tarsus. Epigyne with well-separated posterior sclerite, expressed as large bulge, anterior margin convex. Copulatory openings laterally, vulva with strongly convoluted ducts, almost touching each other.

prosoma length: 3.2 mm

Body length female: 7 mm
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Distribution comment: Presence in Sicily: P. Pantini (pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): France, Italy

Brignoli P M (1971a) Contributo alla conoscenza degli Agelenidae Italiani (Araneae). Fragm Entomol 8: 57-142

Dresco E, Célérier M-L (1976b) Étude des tégénaires. Tegenaria tyrrhenica Dalmas 1922 (Araneae, Agelenidae). Annls Spéléol 31: 223-228

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at

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
02-04-2013 Distribution update Old value