Family Pisauridae

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Colouration red-brown, sometimes with small white dots; prosoma with 2 broad yellowish white longitudinal stripes; opisthosoma broad, strongly rounded posteriorly, dorsally dark with pronounced cardiac mark, laterally brighter (pattern variable); posterior cheliceral furrow margin with 4 teeth; eyes as fig.

Dolomedes

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Prosoma, dorsal view
(Roberts 1995)
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Habitus
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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Habitus
(Bellmann 1997)
- Colouration very variable from yellow, bright brown to (mostly) red-brown and grey or black; prosoma with a bright, distinct median longitudinal stripe; opisthosoma long and slender, tapering toward anterior end, dorsally with a wide jagged stripe with dark margins; posterior cheliceral furrow margin with 2-3 teeth; eyes as fig.

Pisaura

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Prosoma, frontal view
(Roberts 1995)
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Prosoma, dorsal view
(Roberts 1995)
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Habitus
(Koh unpubl.)
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Habitus
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)