Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Agelenopsis  Giebel, 1869   1 species

Agelenopsis potteri  (Blackwall, 1846)


Chelicerae with 3 teeth on retromargin. Sternum yellowish or brown, with dark V-shaped mark. Opisthosoma: dorsum with pattern, sides pale with dark spots, lateral area of venter pale, median area dark, set off by black lines.

Body length male: 7.3-12.7 mm
Body length female: 6.7-16.0 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America. Introduced to Ukraine, Russia (Europe, Far East), Kirgizstan

Chamberlin R V, Ivie W (1941) North American Agelenidae of the genera Agelenopsis, Calilena, Ritalena and Tortolena. Ann ent Soc Am 34: 585-628

Fedoriak M, Rudenko S, Iaroshynska O, Zhukovets E (2012) Spiders (Araneae) of Chernivtsi City (Ukraine). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 43: 37-50

Ponomarev A V, Dvadnenko K V (2013) Notes on the fauna of spiders (Aranei) of the southeast of Russian plain and the Caucasus with the description of a new species of the genus Haplodrassus Chamberlin, 1922 (Gnaphosidae). Vestnik Juznogo Nautchogo Tsjentra 9: 47-56

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

23-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
23-09-2015 Image insert