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

Eratigena fuesslini  (Pavesi, 1873)


Prosoma with 2 dark, slightly serrated longitudinal bands, may be reduced to triangular dots. Prosoma length: 3.25-4.2 mm. Chelicerae with 8-12 teeth on retromargin. Sternum with light median region. Opisthosoma dark green-brownish, at the cardiac mark yellowish, posteriorly with approx. 5 broad chevrons.

Body length male: 7.0 - 8.2 mm

Epigyne with posteriorly pointed epigynal bulge. Colouration as in males. Prosoma length: 2.25-4.2 mm.

Body length female: 5.0 - 9.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey

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