Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   61 species

Nemesia ibiza  Decae, 2005


Palp yellowish brown. Vulva with hourglass-shaped spermatheca. Prosoma yellowish-brown, with darker leaf-pattern in the middle, eyes arranged quadrangular, anterior eyes grey, posterior eyes pearly. Sternum yellow. Chelicerae red-brown, with 7 teeth laterally on cheliceral furrow. Fang short, blunt and irregularly toothed. Legs yellowish-brown, with scopula on tarsus and metatarsus I and II. Femur III and IV laterally and ventrally whitish yellow. Opisthosoma covered with fine hairs, dorsally grey and laterally with dark chevrons, ventrally irregularly light grey. Spinnerets yellow.

Body length female: 19.0-21.0 mm
Additional information

In claygrounds and next to stone walls

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain (Ibiza)
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 (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf