Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   55 species

Nemesia carminans  (Latreille, 1818)


Prosoma reddish brown, covered with whitish pubescence. Legs: tibia I with 2 spines on each side of the spur, tibia IV with lateral and 5-6 dorsal spines.


Prosoma brownish, with dark pattern, cephalic part black. Legs: patella III without spines or with 1 spine, tibia I with 1 sometimes with 2 lateral spines, metatarsus IV with ventral and retrolateral spines, and 2 prolateral spines. Opisthosoma brownish, with indistinct pattern.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): France

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

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