Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   68 species

Nemesia ungoliant  Decae, Cardoso & Selden, 2007


Prosoma more or less uniformly brown, cephalic part low. Prosoma length: 3.7-5.0 mm.

Body length male: 8.2-14.5 mm

Prosoma greyish brown, cephalic part strongly raised. Prosoma length: 5.3-6.4 mm. Chelicerae brown, furrow with 7 teeth. Legs unicoloured, tibia IV longer than metatarsus IV and equal to femur IV. Opisthosoma greyish yellow, with indistinct pattern.

Body length female: 17.7-20.9 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Portugal
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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Decae A E (2012) Geography-related sub-generic diversity within the Mediterranean trapdoor spider genus Nemesia (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 43: 24-28 pdf

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

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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