Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Iberesia  Decae & Cardoso, 2006   6 species

Iberesia castillana  (Frade & Bacelar, 1931)


Prosoma brownish, covered with whitish hairs. Prosoma length: 6.0 mm. Legs: patella I with 3 lateral spines, tibia IV with 2-3 dorsal spines, anterior metatarsi with 3 pro- and 3 retrolateral spines, posterior metatarsi with 4 pro- and 4 retrolateral spines.

Body length male: 13 mm

Female unknown.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Spain
Distribution List
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, Cardoso P (2006) Iberesia, a new genus of trapdoor spiders (Araneae, Nemesiidae) from Portugal & Spain. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 12: 3-11 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

Luis de la Iglesia J A (2019) A new Iberian trapdoor spider, Iberesia valdemoriana n. sp., and the first records of I. brauni and I. barbara in the Iberian Peninsula (Araneae: Nemesiidae). Arachnology 18: 156-171 pdf

Luis de la Iglesia J A, García M C, Pérez C P, Baltanás R M (2021) Iberesia castillana (Frade & Bacelar, 1931), redescription of the male, first description of the female, and a key to the presently known species of genus Iberesia (Araneae, Nemesiidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 38: 163-185 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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