Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Agelena  Walckenaer, 1805   5 species

Agelena labyrinthica  (Clerck, 1757)

Description

Male palp with blunt patellar apophysis. Tibial apophysis pointed. Epigyne distinctly bipartite due to median bar. Prosoma yellowish-brown, with 2 broad, dark longitudinal stripes. Sternum brown. Legs yellowish, to reddish brown. Opisthosoma dark, almost black, dorsally with broad, reddish median band and light yellow chevrons.

Body length male: 8-14 mm
Body length female: 10-16.5 mm
Additional information

in large webs near the ground in dense vegetation, mostly in sunny forest edges

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe to Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan
Phenology
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References

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Updates
30-12-2017 Distribution update Old value
09-05-2016 Image insert
05-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value