Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Domitius  Ribera, 2018   8 species

Domitius murgis  (Ribera & De Mas, 2003)


Prosoma 1.1 mm long. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 2.6 mm

Very similar to N. luquei and N. lusitanicus. Prosoma 1.1 mm long. Prosoma, appendages and opisthosoma pale yellowish. Eyes absent. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin.

Body length female: 3 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain
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.

Spain   (Ribera, 2018) |||

Mammola S, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 pdf

Ribera C (2018) A new genus of nesticid spiders from western European Peninsulas (Araneae, Nesticidae). Zootaxa 4407: 229-240 pdf

Ribera C, De Mas E, Barranco P (2003) Araneidos cavernícolas de la provincia de Almeria (I) y descripción de cuatro especies nuevas. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 7: 3-17 pdf

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

18-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
10-04-2018 Image insert