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These authors kindly allowed us to reproduce their figures and gave useful comments: 

Kjetil Aakra, Ingi Agnarsson, Mark Alderweireldt, Adile Akpınar, Pietro Alicata, Martin Askins, Galina Azarkina, José A. Barrientos, Tobias Bauer, Elisabeth Bauchhenss, Steffi Baum, Heiko Bellmann †, Adrià Bellvert Bantí, Robb Bennett, Rose de Blauwe, Dieter Boockhagen, Angelo Bolzern, Robert Bosmans, Jan Bosselaers, Allen R. Brady, Wilfried Breuss, Jan Buchar †, Heinrich Bürgis, Pedro Cardoso, Jose Carrillo, Maria Chatzaki, Jonathan Coddington, Detlev Cordes, Luis Crespo, Sergei N. Danilov, Tarik Danişman, Arthur Decae, Christa Deeleman-Reinhold, Sylvain Déjean, Christo Deltshev, Hakan Demir, Jonty Denton, Dimitar Dimitrov, Ansie Dippenaar-Schoeman, Ludêk J. Dobroruka †, Rainer Dröschmeister, Ioan Duma, Viktor Efimik, Sergei Esyunin, Miguel A. Ferrández, Olivier-D. Finch, Francesca di Franco, Holger Frick, Guido Gabriel, Fulvio Gasparo, Valery Gnelitsa, Manfred Grasshoff, Charles E. Griswold, Ole Gudik-Sørensen, Harald Hansen, Erling Hauge, Peter J. van Helsdingen, Martin Hepner, Christophe Hervé, Paul Hillyard, Heikki Hippa, Peter Horak †, Bernhard A. Huber, Steven IJland, Marco Isaia, Peter Jäger, Ludwig Jansen, Elke Jantscher, Lars J. Jonsson, Rudy Jocqué, Zoya A. Kastrygina, Barbara Knoflach-Thaler, Peter Kolshorn, Christian Komposch, Seppo Koponen, Rok Kostanjsek, Mykola Kovblyuk, Otto Kraus, Torbjörn Kronestedt, Kadir B. Kunt, Janusz Kupryjanowicz, Sylvain Lecigne, Jean-Claude Ledoux †, Pekka T. Lehtinen, Herbert W. Levi †, Gershom Levy †, Shuqiang Li, Jørgen Lissner, Dmitri V. Logunov, Harald Løvbrekke, Yuri M. Marusik, Richard Maurer, Antonio Melic, Peter Merrett, Heiko Metzner, Kirill Mikhailov, Majid Moradmand, Manfred Moritz, Glenn H. Morka, Christoph Muster, Parwis Nabavi, Anton Nadolny, Aart P. Noordam, Martin Obrist, Pierre Oger, Hirotsugo Ono, Brent Opell, Vladimir Ovtsharenko, Paolo Pantini, Stano Pekar, Carlo Pesarini, Walter Pfliegler, Lionel Picard, Norman Platnick, Alexander Ponomarev, Thomas R. Prentice, Jerzy Proszynski, Ulrich M. Ratschker, Franz Renner, Milan Řezáč, Carles Ribera, Michael J. Roberts, Barbara Roth, Vincent Roth †, Vlastimil Růžička, Michael Saaristo †, Peter Sacher, Ferenc Samu, Nikolaj Scharff, Hans-Bert Schikora, Peter Schwendinger, Paul Selden, Hendrik Segers, Antoine Senglet, Osman Seyyar, Rowley Snazell, Joe Soencksen, Daxiang Song †, Boban Stankovic, Csaba Szinetár, Eva Szita, Andrei V. Tanasevitch, Akio Tanikawa, Konrad Thaler †, Gabriele Töpfer-Hofmann, Paolo Tongiorgi, Aydın Topçu, Alessio Trotta, Hans Turner, Carmen Urones, Emmanuel Vidal, Olivier Villepoux, Cor Vink, Jakob Walter, Xinping Wang, Ingmar Weiss, Gerhard Wegener, Wanda Wesolowska Andreas Wolf, Jörg Wunderlich, Gie Wyckmans, Herman Vanuytven, Hajime Yoshida, Marek Zabka, Sergei Zonstein.

These institutions kindly allowed us to reproduce figures published in their books, journals or series:
 
Academia nakladatelstvi, Prague (Klic Zvireny, Czech Republic)
Academia Romana / Editura Academiei Romane (Fauna Romaniei)
American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA (American Museum Novitates, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History)
Arachnologische Gesellschaft (Arachnologische Mitteilungen/Arachnology Letters)
Arthropoda Selecta
British Arachnological Society (Bulletin, Newsletter)
Entomologiska Föreningen i Stockholm (Svensk spindelfauna)
Gad Publishers, Kopenhagen, Danmark (Danmarks Fauna)
Harley Books, Colchester UK (bw drawings from Michael J. Roberts)
HarperCollins Publishers, Hammersmith, UK (bw drawings from Michael J. Roberts)
Hungarian Natural History Museum / Hungarian Academy of Science (Fauna Hungariae)
Icelandic Institute of Natural History
Journal of Arachnology
Kosmos-Verlag, Stuttgart (bw drawings from Heiko Bellmann in Kosmos-Atlas-Spinnentiere Europas)
Museum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck (Veröffentlichungen)
Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein Hamburg (Abhandlungen)
Naturwissenschaftlicher-Medizinischer Verein in Innsbruck (Berichte)
Parey Buchverlag (Blackwell Wissenschaftsverlag GmbH) (drawings from Spinnen Mitteleuropas)
Publishing House Joerg Wunderlich

Revista Ibérica de Aracnología
Revue Arachnologique 2
Revue suisse de Zoologie
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium
Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (drawings from Stresemann Exkursionsfauna)
The Ray Society, London, UK (drawings from Locket, Millidge & Merrett British spiders)
Verlag Gustav Fischer, Jena  (drawings from Hermann Wiehle)
Zootaxa


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Nuria Lopez Mercader kindly permitted us to use the spider eye drawings in the headline of our website which had been produced by Oriol Massana, both at the Centre de Recursos de Biodiversitat Animal, Universitat de Barcelona.


These persons kindly provided photos for our gallery:

Gordon Ackermann, Walter Bichler, Vincent Blondel (Naturelles Balades), Burkhard Bogensberger, Jose Carrillo, Steve Daniels, Stephan Danner, Wolfgang Dibiasi, Geir Drange, Benjamin Eggs, Stefan Erdin, Paolo F. Fabene, Victor Falzon, Fulvio Gasparo, Ursula Gönner, Hubert Höfer, Vladislav Ivanov, Ludwig Jansen, William Jones, Hans-Ulrich Kohler, Mykola Kovblyuk, Boris Krasnov, Eugene Kuzmin, Jørgen Lissner (jorgenlissner.dk), Eduardo Morano, Anton Nadolny, Mark Pajak, Mauro Paschetta, Ricardo Ramos da Silva, Felix Stoll, Jean-Philippe Taberlet, Barbara Thaler-Knoflach, Guy Vanstraelen


These persons did the programming and fed our database:

Reto Bänninger, Pierre Bertier, Matthias Burger, Arturo Bolaños, Daniel Gloor, Leila Gurtner, Manuel Kobelt, Marjan Komnenov, Tobias von Mandach, Julian Matter, Michael Pfister, Miguel Richard, Lenka Sentenska, Alex Strauss.
Special thanks are due to Anna Stäubli for her excellent work on the DELTA based key to linyphiid spiders. Also a very special thank to Stefan Otto who shared his distribution information for caucasian spiders with araneae.

These institutions supported our project with financial contributions:

Arachnologische Gesellschaft
Association Française d’Arachnologie
British Arachnological Society
Bundesamt für Umwelt BAFU
Czech Arachnological Society
European Society of Arachnology
Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft Basel
Kantonale Lotterie SEVA Bern
Migros Kulturprozent
Naturhistorischen Museum Basel
Naturhistorischen Museum Bern
Universität Bern

 

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