Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Pireneitega  Kishida, 1955   7 species

Pireneitega segestriformis  (Dufour, 1820)


Prosoma length: 5.3 mm, prosoma width: 4 mm. Prosoma brown-yellow, with darker striae. Chelicerae brown-yellow. Sternum light brown-yellow. Legs brown-yellow. Opisthosoma yellow-brown, dorsum with 2 orange spots medially and 4 indistinct chevrons.


Prosoma length: 5.3 mm, prosoma width: 4.4 mm. Prosoma brown-red, with darker striae. Chelicerae dark brown. Sternum brown. Legs dark brown. Opisthosoma dark grey, dorsum with 2 two orange spots medially.

Body length female: 16.1 mm
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Distribution comment: Presence in Italy doubtful (P. Pantini, pers. comm.), therefore removed; no records in Caucasus/Russia
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Europe, Russia

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