Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   62 species

Nemesia athiasi  Franganillo, 1920


Prosoma reddish brown. Legs: tibia IV with 9 dorsal spines. Opisthosoma light brown, covered with pale yellow hairs, dorsum with 8 black transverse stripes.

Body length male: 11.2-14.9 mm

Prosoma partly covered with dense black pubescence. Prosoma length: 4.6-7.1 mm. Chelicerae: furrow with 6 teeth.

Body length female: 13.3-20.0 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Decae A E (2012) Geography-related sub-generic diversity within the Mediterranean trapdoor spider genus Nemesia (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 43: 24-28 pdf

Decae A, Cardoso P, Selden P (2007) Taxonomic review of the Portuguese Nemesiidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 14: 1-18 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

05-04-2020 Distribution update Detail
11-02-2016 Datasheet update Detail
19-03-2013 Image insert