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

"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.

Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (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 (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 (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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