Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   65 species

Nemesia randa  Decae, 2005


Palp yellowish brown. Vulva with bipartite spermatheca. Prosoma longer than wide, brownish in the middle, yellowish toward the side, covered with fine white hairs, anterior lateral eyes forward-directed. Sternum yellow, and regularly haired. Chelicerae dark chocolate-brown with 7 teeth laterally on cheliceral furrow. Fang short, blunt and serrated. Legs yellowish-brown, partly with almost white parts. Tarsus and metatarsus I and II with strong scopula. Opisthosoma greyish, with darker line and chevrons. Spinnerets greyish.

Body length female: 18.0-24.0 mm
Additional information

Male unknown. Predominantly on clay grounds and between stones

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Spain (Majorca)
Distribution List
Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 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 (2005) Trapdood spiders of the genus Nemesia Audouin, 1826 on Majorca and Ibiza: taxonomy, distribution and behaviour (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 13: 145-168 pdf

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