Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   70 species

Nemesia meridionalis  (Costa, 1835)


Cephalic part slightly raised. Prosoma length: 4.1 mm.

Body length male: 12.9-14 mm

Body covered with yellowish hairs. Prosoma length: 5.7 mm. Legs: metatarsus IV with prolateral, retrolateral and ventral spines, tibia IV with 1 dorsal spine and ventral side with 2 rows of spines., tibia IV slightly longer than metatarsus IV.

Body length female: 21-23 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain, France, Italy, Algeria?
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, 2003) |||

Bosmans R (2003) A checklist of the spiders of Tunisia, with description of a new species of Palliduphantes Saaristo & Tanasevitch (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Kaupia - Darmstädter Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte 12: 89-109 pdf

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

Isaia M, Decae A (2012) Revalidation of Nemesia meridionalis Costa, 1835 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae), and first description of the male. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15: 280-284 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

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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