Nomisia exornata (C. L. Koch, 1839)

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Description of Nomisia exornata

Physical Characteristics

Strongly resembles Nomisia aussereri.
Female 4 to 8 mm.
Abdomen brown haired with some black spots and anteriorly a black area.
Carapace brown haired with some black spots or stripes along the side and posteriorly a black area.
Legs dark brown haired.
Palps dark brown haired.

Male 4 to 7 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.


On sand and rocks in dry, sunny areas and gardens.


Common in the Mediterranean area.


Spring and summer.