Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Amblyocarenum  Simon, 1892   4 species

Amblyocarenum nuragicum  Decae, Colombo & Manunza, 2014


Pedipalp: embolus straight, gradually narrowing (retrolateral view). Body overall dark-coloured. Prosoma with elevated cephalic part, darker than thoracic part. Prosoma length: 6.4 mm. Chelicerae blackish. Sternum yellowish brown, evenly covered with black bristles. Legs long, dark brown. Opisthosoma purplish, with cream coloured blotches.

Body length male: 13.5 mm

Vulva: receptacles inwardly curved and distally widening. Chitinous parts brown. Prosoma shiny brown. Prosoma length: 10.0 mm. Opisthosoma greyish with lighter, irregular blotches, ventral blotches with a denser cover of fine hairs.

Body length female: 25.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Italy (Sardinia)
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.

Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Decae A, Colombo M, Manunza B (2014) Species diversity in the supposedly monotypic genus Amblyocarenum Simon, 1892, with the description of a new species from Sardinia (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Cyrtaucheniidae). Arachnology 16: 228-240 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

11-02-2015 Image insert
11-02-2015 Distribution update Detail