Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   65 species

Nemesia santeugenia  Decae, 2005


Palp yellowish brown. Vulva with undivided, compact, potato-shaped spermatheca. Prosoma brown, longer than wide. Sternum brown, brighter in the middle than laterally. Chelicerae brown, upper part brighter than lower part, with 5 teeth laterally on cheliceral furrow. Fangs smooth and very massive. Legs yellowish-brown, partly with brighter parts. Tarsus and metatarsus with scopula. Opisthosoma brownish grey with brown spots and chevrons.

Body length female: 15.0-23.5 mm
Additional information

Male unknown

Frequency: Very rarely found

  No data
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

Zonstein S L (2017) Notes on Nemesia and Iberesia in the J. Murphy spider collection of the Manchester Museum (Araneae: Nemesiidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 47: 141-158 pdf

07-01-2018 Image insert
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail