Summary for Tegenaria hasperi (Araneae)

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Tegenaria hasperi Copyright: Alice Bennett-West
Identification difficulty rating: 5
Name: Tegenaria hasperi
Authority: Chyzer, 1897
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Agelenidae

Records: 4
First Record: 2014
Latest Record: 2022

1992-on hectads: 2
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 2

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Tegenaria hasperi was first found in Britain in 2014 (Harvey 2015). In Europe, it is known from countries mostly bordering the Mediterranean Sea, from France to Turkey (

Habitat and ecology
The initial three specimens were taken from a green roof at the Olympic Park, London. The second location was a garden centre in North Somerset (Bennett-West, 2023). In Europe it occurs under stones in open terrain (Deltshev 1993).


Author of profile: Geoff Oxford.

Bennett-West, A. (2023) Tegenaria hasperi – a new British record. SRS News 105: 11-12. In: Newsl. Br. arachnol. Soc. 156.
Deltshev, C. 1993. The genus Tegenaria Latreille in Bulgaria: a critical review with descriptions of two sibling species (Arachnida, Araneae: Agelenidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 80: 167-174.
Harvey, P. R. 2015. Editorial. SRS News 82: 1. In: Newsl. Br. arachnol. Soc. 132.  References

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