Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Coelotes  Blackwall, 1841   25 species

Coelotes osellai  De Blauwe, 1973

Description
Male

The patellar apophysis has a notch, which can be very shallow in some individuals, so it can be confused with C. poweri. Prosoma with narrow black longitudinal line, ocular region slightly darker than the rest and darker lines radiating from the fovea. Fovea brown, large and deep. Eyes arranged in two slightly procurved rows. Chelicera brown-orange.  Labium slightly longer than wide. Sternum also slightly longer than wide. Legs brown-yellow, lighter than prosomal colouration, coxae with brown longitudinal line on latero-anterior side. Palps same colouration as legs except darker tibia. Characteristic retrolateral patellar apophysis ending in two lobes. Dorsal lobe larger than ventral lobe. Bulbus with large and pointed ventral part of conductor.

prosoma length: 3.6 mm, prosoma width: 2.6 mm.

Body length male: 7.5 mm
Female

Prosoma brown-red and darker than in males, without longitudinal line. Epigyne resembles C. pastor but longer than wide.

Prosoma length: 5.5 mm, prosoma width: 3.4 mm.

Body length female: 12.5 mm
Additional information

Italian Alps, 1100-2500 m

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy
Figures
References

De Blauwe R (1973) Revision de la famille des Agelenidae (Araneae) de la région Mediterranéenne. Bull Inst R Sci Nat Belg 49: 1-111

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Maurer R (1982a) Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Coelotes (Araneae. Agalenidae) in Alpenländern II. Die pastor-Gruppe der italienischen und französischen Alpen-Beschreibung  von C. pastor lessinensis ssp n. Boll Mus Civ St Nat Verona 8

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
11-04-2016 Datasheet update Old value