Nemesiidae  Simon, 1889 / Nemesia  Audouin, 1826   65 species

Nemesia pannonica  Herman, 1879


Prosoma light brown, with bright and dark pubescences. Prosoma length: 5.0 mm. Legs: tibiae I-II without prolateral spines, tibia III with prolateral, retrolateral, dorsal and ventral spines, tibia IV with 3 retrolateral and 7 ventral spines. Opisthosoma grey-brown with vague, irregular pattern.


Prosoma reddish brown with dark pattern. Prosoma length: 6.2 mm.Legs: patella III with 2 prolateral and 1 retrolateral spine, tibia IV with 3 retrolateral and 6 ventral spines. Opisthosoma browish, with faint dark pattern.

Additional information

Lives in up to 30 cm deep burrows, closed by thin door attached on one side and camouflaged with various particles

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Distribution comment: Bulgaria deleted, not listed in Blagoev et al. (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Eastern Europe
 male  female
Distribution List
Albania   (Vrenozi & Jäger, 2012) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) 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

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 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

Loksa I (1966) Nemesia pannonica O. Herman (Araneae: Ctenizidae). Annales Universitatis Scientiarum Budapestinensis de Rolando Eötvös (Biol.) 8: 155-171 pdf

Loksa I (1969) Pokok I-Araneae I. Fauna Hungariae 97: 1-133 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

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

Vrenozi B, Jäger P (2012) A faunistic study on ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae) in the Tirana district, Albania. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 81-87 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

09-03-2015 Distribution update Detail
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