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Nemesiidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Arachnida
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Spider
Subphylum  Chelicerata
Infraorder  Mygalomorphae
Rank  Family
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Similar  Idiopidae, Barychelidae, Actinopodidae, Prodidomidae, Anapidae

Nemesiidae


The Nemesiidae are a spider family of the infraorder Mygalomorphae. They were formerly considered part of the Dipluridae family.

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Description

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Nemesiidae are relatively large, brown, elongated spiders with robust legs. Female Atmetochilus can grow over 4 cm in body length.

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These spiders live in burrows. Some finish these with a hinged door. They often push this door up and wait for passing prey. When they catch it they try not to leave their burrow. Sometimes a burrow has a side tube. It is not certain whether Sinopesa builds burrows.

Genera

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  • Acanthogonatus Karsch, 1880 — South America
  • Aname L. Koch, 1873 — Australia
  • Atmetochilus Simon, 1887 — Burma
  • Brachythele Ausserer, 1871 — USA, Europe
  • Calisoga Chamberlin, 1937 — USA
  • Chaco Tullgren, 1905 — South America
  • Chenistonia Hogg, 1901 — Australia
  • Chilelopsis Goloboff, 1995 — Chile
  • Damarchus Thorell, 1891 — India, Southeast Asia
  • Diplothelopsis Tullgren, 1905 — Argentina
  • Entypesa Simon, 1902 — Madagascar, South Africa
  • Flamencopsis Goloboff, 1995 — South America, South Africa
  • Hermacha Simon, 1889 — Brazil
  • Hermachura Mello-Leitão, 1923 — Brazil
  • Iberesia Decae & Cardoso, 2006 — Majorca, Spain, Portugal
  • Ixamatus Simon, 1887 — Australia
  • Kwonkan Main, 1983 — Australia
  • Lepthercus Purcell, 1902 — South Africa
  • Longistylus Indicatti & Lucas, 2005 — Brazil
  • Lycinus Thorell, 1894 — Chile, Argentina
  • Merredinia Main, 1983 — Australia
  • Mexentypesa Raven, 1987 — Mexico
  • Namea Raven, 1984 — Australia
  • Nemesia Audouin, 1826 — Europe, Africa, Cuba, China
  • Neostothis Vellard, 1925 — Brazil
  • Pionothele Purcell, 1902 — South Africa
  • Prorachias Mello-Leitão, 1924 — Brazil
  • Psalistopoides Mello-Leitão, 1934 — Brazil
  • Pselligmus Simon, 1892 — Brazil
  • Pseudoteyl Main, 1985 — Australia
  • Pycnothele Chamberlin, 1917 — South America
  • Rachias Simon, 1892 — Brazil, Argentina
  • Raveniola Zonstein, 1987 — Turkey to China, Russia
  • Sinopesa Raven & Schwendinger, 1995 — China, Ryukyu Islands
  • Spiroctenus Simon, 1889 — South Africa
  • Stanwellia Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918 — New Zealand, Australia
  • Stenoterommata Holmberg, 1881 — South America
  • Teyl Main, 1975 — Australia
  • Teyloides Main, 1985 — Australia
  • Xamiatus Raven, 1981 — Australia
  • Yilgarnia Main, 1986 — Australia

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    References

    Nemesiidae Wikipedia


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