Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Nomisia  Dalmas, 1921   18 species

Nomisia aussereri  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description

Male palp with conically inflated bulbus. Epigyne longer than wide. Prosoma with dense white hairs and black bristles. Legs with darker distal segments. Opisthosoma light to yellow-brown, with dense white hairs and black bristles.

Body length male: 6.7-8.6 mm
Body length female: 6.7-11.8 mm
Additional information

In dry meadows, active during the day, specialized to capture ants that are paralyzed by a bite in the antenna, threads are attached to the prey with the long and movable spinnerets at the same time

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Central Asia, China
Phenology
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References

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Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Dalmas R de (1921) Monographie des Araignées de la section des Pterotricha (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Ann Soc Ent Fr 89: 233-328

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

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Levy G (1995) Revision of the spider subfamily Gnaphosinae in Israel (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Journal of Natural History 29: 919-981 pdf

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Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
17-12-2018 Image insert
10-12-2013 Distribution update Old value