Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   55 species

Nemesia bacelarae  Decae, Cardoso & Selden, 2007


Prosoma covered with greyish pubescence. Prosoma length: 3.9-5.4 mm.

Body length male: 11-13 mm

Prosoma brown, partly covered with white pubescence. Prosoma length: 5.7-6.3 mm. Chelicerae dark brown, furrow with 8 teeth. Opisthosoma: dorsum uniformly grey, venter brownish.

Body length female: 16-18 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Portugal

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Decae A, Cardoso P, Selden P (2007) Taxonomic review of the Portuguese Nemesiidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). Revta Ibérica Aracnol 14: 1-18

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

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

11-02-2016 Datasheet update Old value
19-03-2013 Image insert