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

Tegenaria percuriosa  Brignoli, 1972


Prosoma length: 3.68 mm, prosoma width: 2.99 mm.

Body length male: 8.55 mm

Prosoma yellowish orange. Sternum unicoloured. Chelicerae: promargin with 3, retromargin with 4 denticles. Legs orange. Opisthosoma greyish.

Body length female: 8.5 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Bulgaria, Turkey

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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)

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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

Gasparo F (2007) Note su Tegenaria percuriosa Brignoli, 1972, con descrizione del maschio (Araneae, Agelenidae). Atti Memorie Commissione Grotte "E. Boegan" 41: 95-103

Levy G (1996) The agelenid funnel-weaver family and the spider genus Cedicus in Israel (Araneae, Agelenidae and Cybaeidae). Zool Scripta 25: 85-122

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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

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