Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   70 species

Nemesia africana  (C. L. Koch, 1838)


Prosoma light brown, brown at the sides. Legs dark yellow. Opisthosoma brown-red-yellow, with marble-like dark brown curved lines. Chelicerae brown-red. Resembles Cyrtocarenum grajum. But palp somewhat shorter and leg IV slightly longer.

  No data
Distribution comment: Spain: not confirmed by Zonstein (2019), therefore removed
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Algeria
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Algeria   (Zonstein, 2019; Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| Italy / Sardinia  Removed (Pantini et al., 2013) ||| Spain  Removed (Branco et al., 2019; Zonstein, 2019) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Calvo García M (2021) Nemesia qarthadasht sp. n., especie nueva de Nemesia Audouin, 1826 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae) de la Península Ibérica. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 39: 17-28 pdf

Koch C L (1838) Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Fünfter Band, pp. 1-124 pdf

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Zonstein S L (2019) New data on the spider genus Nemesia in Algeria (Araneae: Nemesiidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 49: 69-130 pdf

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