Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Family NESTICIDAE Simon, 1894

  • Nesticidae Simon, 1894.



These are small rare spiders known only from the coastal tropics.



Nesticidae resemble linyphiids with which they share the rebordered labium, a feature lacking in the Theridiidae with which they share the serrated line of bristles on the ventral edge of tarsi IV.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
15-Oct-2020 20-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)