Titanoecidae  Lehtinen, 1967 / Nurscia  Simon, 1874   3 species

Nurscia albomaculata  (Lucas, 1846)

Description

Epigyne strongly sclerotised with clearly visible copulatory openings. Prosoma red-brown. Sternum black-brown. Chelicerae black-brown. Legs red-brown. Femur darker. Opisthosoma dorsally with 4-6 pairs of small, white spots, velvety haired, black-brownish red.

Body length male: 10-11 mm
Body length female: 6.6-11 mm
Additional information

under stones on sunny slopes

Distribution
  Presence
  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey, Egypt to Central Asia
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Algeria   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| Egypt   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( no references ) ||| Malta   ( no references ) ||| Morocco   ( no references ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( no references ) ||| Slovenia   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   ( no references ) ||| Tunisia   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) |||
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Updates
25-01-2019 Image insert
04-04-2017 Distribution update Detail
05-12-2013 Distribution update Detail