Linyphiidae: Kaestneria

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Embolus of male pedipalp distinctly visible at broad end of lamella; cymbium conspicuously narrow; epigyne brown with bright scapus, much longer than wide, almost reaching to middle of opisthosoma

Kaestneria pullata (O. P.-Cambridge, 1863)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1956)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1956)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1956)
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Embolus of male pedipalp hardly visible; epigyne strongly protruding; scapus as wide as long; opisthosoma with dark pattern consisting of transverse stripes and chevrons

Kaestneria dorsalis (Wider, 1834)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1956)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1956)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1956)
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Habitus
(Wiehle 1956)
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Embolus short; epigyne forms a transverse oval groove; opisthosoma rarely with dorsal chevrons

Kaestneria torrentum (Kulczyński, 1882)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)