Araneidae: Gibbaranea

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Median apophysis of male pedipalp small, its basal part not stepped; Scapus of epigyne overlapping the lateral parts in their full length

Gibbaranea gibbosa (Walckenaer, 1802)

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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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Habitus
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
- Median apophysis of male pedipalp massive and with distinctly stepped base; Scapus overlaps the lateral parts posteriorly only little

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Opisthosomal tubercles directed laterally, anteriorly dark brown, posteriorly lighter; male pedipalp with median apophysis; epigyne as fig.

Gibbaranea bituberculata (Walckenaer, 1802)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Median apophysis
(Loksa 1972)
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male Tegular apophysis
(Loksa 1972)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Habitus
(Loksa 1972)
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female Habitus
(Loksa 1972)
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Habitus
(Wiehle 1931)
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Habitus
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
- Opisthosomal tubercles directed upwards, not distinctly bicoloured

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Median apophysis of male pedipalp distinctly bipartite at base; lateral epigynal parts drop-shaped, its inner margins ± parallel

Gibbaranea ullrichi (Hahn, 1835)

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male Pedipalp
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Median apophysis
(Loksa 1972)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne
(Azheganova 1968)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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female Habitus
(Loksa 1969)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Wiehle 1931)
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Opisthosoma, lateral view
(Wiehle 1931)
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Opisthosoma, lateral view
(Azheganova 1968)
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Median apophysis of male pedipalp basally not distinctly bipartite; lateral epigynal parts narrow, its inner margins distinctly diverging

Gibbaranea omoeda (Thorell, 1870)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Embolus
(Loksa 1972)
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male Embolic division
(Thaler 1991b)
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male Median apophysis with conductor
(Thaler 1991b)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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Opisthosoma, lateral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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1. Gibbaranea bruuni Lissner, 2016

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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male Median apophysis
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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female Epigyne
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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female Epigyne
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Lissner & Bosmans 2016)

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2. Gibbaranea gibbosa confinis (Simon, 1870)

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1873b)