Tegenaria

Giant house spider Tegenaria atrica, copyright No escape.

Belongs within: Agelenidae.

Tegenaria, the house spiders, is a cosmopolitan genus of spiders that build funnel-shaped webs. Members of this genus have plumose hairs on the body and eight eyes in two straight to moderately procurved rows.

<==Tegenaria Latreille 1804MG03 [incl. Philoica Koch 1837C01]
    |--*T. derhami (Scopoli 1763) [incl. Aranea civilis Walck. 1802, Philoica civilis, Tegenaria civilis]C01
    |--T. africana Lucas 1846E12
    |--T. agrestis (Walckenaer 1802)BS02 [=Aranea agrestisC01]
    |--T. atricaK55
    |--T. detestabilis Cambr. 1877S06
    |--T. dolomedes Doleschall 1859D59
    |--T. domestica (Clerck 1757)BS02 (see below for synonymy)
    |--T. femoralis Simon 1873K55
    |--T. ferrugineaK55
    |--T. giganteaV09
    |--T. longipalpis Lucas 1846E12
    |--T. murina [=Aranea murina]C01
    |--T. nemorosaCM07
    |--T. ochracea Doleschall 1859D59
    |--T. pagana Koch 1841K55
    |--T. parietina (Fourcroy 1875)K55
    |--T. picta Simon 1870VPB11
    |--T. saevaK55
    |--T. silvestris Koch 1872S02
    `--T. soriculata Simon 1873K55

Tegenaria domestica (Clerck 1757)BS02 [=Araneus domesticusC01, Aranea domesticaC01, *Philoica domesticaC01; incl. Coelotes amygdaliformis Zhu & Wang 1991WJ07]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BS02] Baird, C. R., & R. L. Stoltz. 2002. Range expansion of the hobo spider, Tegenaria agrestis, in the northwestern United States (Araneae, Agelenidae). Journal of Arachnology 30 (2): 201–204.

[C01] Cambridge, F. O. P. 1901. A revision of the genera of the Araneae or spiders with reference to their type species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 7: 51–65.

[CM07] Cokendolpher, J. C., & P. G. Mitov. 2007. Natural enemies. In: Pinto-da-Rocha, R., G. Machado & G. Giribet (eds) Harvestmen: The Biology of Opiliones pp. 339–373. Harvard University Press: Cambridge (Massachusetts).

[D59] Doleschall, C. L. 1859. Tweede Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Verhandelingen der Natuurkundige Vereeniging in Nederlandsch Indie [Acta Societatis Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae] 5 (5): 1–60, pls 1–18.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[K55] Kraus, O. 1955. Spinnen von Korsika, Sardinien und Elba (Arach., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 36: 371–394.

[MG03] Marusik, Yu. M., & E. F. Guseinov. 2003. Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Azerbaijan. 1. New family and genus records. Arthropoda Selecta 12 (1): 29–46.

[S02] Selden, P. A. 2002. Missing links between Argyroneta and Cybaeidae revealed by fossil spiders. Journal of Arachnology 30 (2): 189–200.

[S06] Strand, E. 1906. Die arktischen Araneae, Opiliones und Chernetes. In: Römer, F., & F. Schaudinn (eds) Fauna Arctica. Eine Zusammenstellun der arktischen Tierformen, mit besonder Berücksichtigung des Spitzbergen-Gebietes auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Deutschen Expedition in das Nördliche Eismeer im Jahre 1898 vol. 4 pp. 431–478. Gustav Fischer: Jena.

[VPB11] Varet, M., J. Pétillon & F. Burel. 2011. Comparative responses of spider and carabid beetle assemblages along an urban-rural boundary gradient. Journal of Arachnology 39 (2): 236–243.

[V09] Verdcourt, B. (ed.) 2009. Additions to the wild fauna and flora of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. XXVI. Miscellaneous records. Kew Bulletin 64 (1): 183–194.

[WJ07] Wang, X., & P. Jäger. 2007. A revision of some spiders of the subfamily Coelotinae F. O. Pickard-Cambridge 1898 from China: transfers, synonymies, and new species (Arachnida, Araneae, Amaurobiidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 87 (1): 23–49.

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