Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Iberesia  Decae & Cardoso, 2006   6 species

Iberesia machadoi  Decae & Cardoso, 2006


Prosoma with distinct pattern, cephalic part darker, some spots with silvery hairs. Prosoma length: 6.7-8.2 mm.

Body length male: 16.7-18.2 mm

Prosoma with indistinct pattern, cephalic part raised. Prosoma length: 6.5-10.0 mm. Chelicerae darker than prosoma, cheliceral furrow with 6 teeth. Opisthosoma greyish, with darker, insidinct patches.

Body length female: 19.9-29.1 mm
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Distribution comment: Spain: also sub I. "prope" machadoi (Barrientos et al. 2019b)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A, García-Sarrión R, Uribarri I, Prieto C E, Lozano J A (2019c) Algunas arañas (Araneae) del Monte Valcorchero (Plasencia, Cáceres, España). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 34: 87-96 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Decae A, Cardoso P (2006) Iberesia, a new genus of trapdoor spiders (Araneae, Nemesiidae) from Portugal & Spain. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 12: 3-11 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

Luis de la Iglesia, J A (2019) A new Iberian trapdoor spider, Iberesia valdemoriana n. sp., and the first records of I. brauni and I. barbara in the Iberian Peninsula (Araneae: Nemesiidae). Arachnology 18: 156-171 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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