Nicodamidae

Belongs within: Entelegynae. The Nicodamidae are an Australasian group of spiders that construct small sheet webs close to ground level. Characters (from Jocqué & Dippenaar-Schoeman 2007): Small to large araneomorph spiders; three tarsal claws; cribellate or ecribellate; entelegyne; eight eyes; male palpal tibia with large dorsal apophysis; tarsi and metatarsi IV lacking trichobothria; chelicerae with… Continue reading Nicodamidae