Taxon details

Nemesia macrocephala Ausserer, 1871

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-03-25
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Italy (Sicily), Algeria?
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Nemesia macrocephala Ausserer, 1871a: 170 (Df).
Nemesia macrocephala Blasco-Feliu, 1986a: 346, f. 1B (f).
Nemesia macrocephala Baldacchino et al., 1993: 40, f. 1a (fig. m).
Nemesia macrocephala Kritscher, 1994: 55, f. 15-16 (f).
Nemesia macrocephala Le Peru, 2011: 97, f. 77 (mf).
Nemesia macrocephala Decae, 2012: 25, f. 2Fc, 5 (mf).
Nemesia ?macrocephala Zonstein, 2019: 114, f. 121-127 (f).
Nemesia macrocephala Cassar, Mifsud & Decae, 2022: 93, f. 5-8, 15-20 (f).

Ausserer, A. (1871a). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 21: 117-224, pl. 1. [incl. unpubl. manuscript by Doleschall] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Baldacchino, A. E., Dandria, D., Lanfranco, E. & Schembri, P. J. (1993). Records of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from the Maltese Islands (central Mediterranean). The Central Mediterranean Naturalist 2(2): 37-59. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blasco-Feliu, A. (1986a). Les spermathèques des Nemesia (Araneae, Ctenizidae); valeur taxonomique de ce caractère. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (4) 8(A1): 343-350. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cassar, T., Mifsud, D. & Decae, A. E. (2022). The Nemesia trapdoor spider fauna of the Maltese archipelago, with the description of two new species (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 806: 90-112. doi:10.5852/ejt.2022.806.1705 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Decae, A. E. (2012). Geography-related sub-generic diversity within the Mediterranean trapdoor spider genus Nemesia (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 43: 24-28. doi:10.5431/aramit4304 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kritscher, E. (1994). Nemesia arboricola Pocock, 1903, eine durch ein Jahrhundert hindurch verschollene Spinnerart der Maltesischen Inseln (Araneae: Nemesiidae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B 96: 49-57. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zonstein, S. L. (2019). New data on the spider genus Nemesia in Algeria (Araneae: Nemesiidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 49(1): 69-130. doi:10.5281/zenodo.3592368 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-03-25 New taxonomic reference entry Cassar, Mifsud & Decae, 2022 n/a
2020-01-15 Species distribution update Zonstein, 2019 n/a (Old value)
2020-01-15 New taxonomic reference entry Zonstein, 2019 n/a