Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   65 species

Nemesia maculatipes  Ausserer, 1871


Legs: metatarsus I ventrally with a blackish hump, covered with hairs; tarsus IV without dorsal spines.

Body length male: 8 mm

Opisthosoma pale brown, with blackish pattern. Legs pale brownish, femora, patellae and tibiae in posterior area with blackish spots.

Body length female: 11 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: presumably endemic to Sardinia and probably Corsica (Decae & Di Franco 2005)
Global distribution (WSC 2022): France (Corsica), Italy (Sardinia), Morocco?
Distribution List
France / Corsica   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019; Decae & Di Franco, 2005) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 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, Di Franco F (2005) Nemisia sanzoi Fage, 1917 (Araneae, Nemesiidae): first description of the male and some additional information on the female, distribution and biology of the species. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13: 133-137 pdf

Le Peru B (2007) Catalogue et répartition des araignées de France. Revue Arachnologique 16: 1-468 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) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 pdf

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

26-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
29-12-2015 Image insert
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