Theridiidae: Euryopis

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Legs uniformly yellow or brown; prosoma ochre or yellow-red

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- Legs dark, annulated with red or legs black with light, wide rings

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Opisthosoma uniformly brown or brown-violet; posterior eye row very strongly recurved; all distances between the eyes equal

Euryopis episinoides (Walckenaer, 1847)

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male Pedipalp
(Miller 1963)
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male Pedipalp
(Miller 1963)
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Opisthosoma olive-brown, with some yellow, shiny silver spots arranged in pairs; posterior eye row slightly recurved; distance between median eyes a bit smaller than distance between median and lateral eyes

Euryopis flavomaculata (C. L. Koch, 1836)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1937)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Cymbium
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Palpal claw
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Miller 1963)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1937)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Miller 1963)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1937)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Habitus
(Wiehle 1937)
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Habitus
(Miller 1963)
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Cymbium distally rounded; conductor hammer-shaped; epigynal groove wider than long, distinctly bipartite

Euryopis quinqueguttata Thorell, 1875

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1937)
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male Pedipalp
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Pedipalp
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Miller 1963)
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female Vulva
(Azheganova 1968)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1937)
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Habitus
(Wiehle 1937)
- Cymbium distally with a process, epigynal groove different

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Distal process of cymbium short; epigynal groove partly covered by a plate anteriorly; opisthosoma black, in dorsal posterior area 2 large, irregular light spots, merging above spinnerets

Euryopis laeta (Westring, 1861)

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male Pedipalp
(Miller 1963)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1937)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1937)
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female Epigyne
(Miller 1963)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1937)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1937)
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female Vulva
(Miller 1963)
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Habitus
(Miller 1963)
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Habitus
(Wiehle 1937)
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Process of cymbium distally pointed; conductor pointed; epigynal groove ± circular; opisthosoma black, dorsally with silver spots in anterior half, can also merge into stripes

Euryopis saukea Levi, 1951

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male Pedipalp
(Miller 1963)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Miller 1963)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Miller 1963)
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female Vulva
(Miller 1963)
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Habitus
(Miller 1963)
Further taxa

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1. Euryopis chatchikovi Ponomarev, 2005

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Ponomarev 2005a)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Ponomarev 2005a)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Ponomarev 2005a)

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2. Euryopis dentigera Simon, 1880

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Kulczyński 1898)

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3. Euryopis duodecimguttata Caporiacco, 1950

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male Pedipalp, lateral view
(Caporiacco 1951)
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male Bulbus
(Caporiacco 1951)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Brignoli 1968c)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Caporiacco 1950c)
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female Vulva
(Brignoli 1968c)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Brignoli 1968c)

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4. Euryopis giordanii Caporiacco, 1950

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male Pedipalp
(Pesarini 2000)
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male Pedipalp
(Caporiacco 1950b)
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male Pedipalp
(Caporiacco 1950b)

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5. Euryopis margaritata (L. Koch, 1867)

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male Pedipalp
(Hadjissarantos 1940)
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male Pedipalp
(Hadjissarantos 1940)
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female Epigyne/vulva
(Hadjissarantos 1940)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Hadjissarantos 1940)

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6. Euryopis orsovensis Kulczyński, 1894

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Chyzer & Kulczyński 1894)

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7. Euryopis sexalbomaculata (Lucas, 1846)

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male Pedipalp, mesal view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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male Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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male Opisthosoma, lateral view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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male Opisthosoma, ventral view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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female Epigyne
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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female Vulva
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Levy & Amitai 1981)
8. Euryopis mutoloi Caporiacco, 1948 world