The trapdoor spider genus Nemesia Audouin, 1827 is widely spread in southern Europe from Portugal to Roumania, but it has up to date never been reported from Greece. Here two new species N. daedali and N. caranhaci are described from Crete. Information on the burrow structure and natural history is given for both species.

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A.E. Decae. (1995). Two new trapdoor spider species in the genus Nemesia Audouin, 1827 and the first report of this genus from Greece (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Deinsea, 2(1), 1–8.