Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Brachythele  Ausserer, 1871   8 species

Brachythele icterica  (C. L. Koch, 1838)

Description
Male

Prosoma length: 6.5 mm. Legs: all femora with spines, patella I with 1 prolateral spine, patella II with 2 prolateral spines, all tibiae with 10 or more spines, tarsus III with 2 spines, tarsus IV with 4 spines, tarsi I-IV and anterior metatarsi with scopula.

Body length male: 16 mm
Female

Prosoma yellowish brown. Prosoma length:  7.5 mm. Legs yellowish brown, tibia I with 4 spines, other tibiae with 8 or more spines, tarsi I-III and matatarsi I-II with scopula. Opisthosoma greyish.

Body length female: 15.5-16 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Croatia, North Macedonia
Figures
Distribution List
Croatia   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) |||
References

Giltay L (1932) Arachnides recueillis par M. d'Orchymont au cours de ses voyages aux Balkans et en Asie Mineure en 1929, 1930 et 1931. Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 8(22): 1-40 pdf

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

Koch C L (1838) Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Fünfter Band, pp. 1-124 pdf

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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