Araneidae: Larinioides

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Prosoma dorsally unicoloured light brown or red-brown

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- Prosoma dorsally on margins, as well as posterior border of head region, with white stripes consisting of light hairs

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Ends of median apophysis of male palp narrow; epigyne with narrow scapus; opisthosoma with pronounced pattern

Larinioides cornutus (Clerck, 1757)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Thaler 1974)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Embolic division
(Thaler 1974)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Thaler 1974)
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female Epigyne, aboral view
(Thaler 1974)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Habitus
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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In dry localities, distinguishable from cornutus by the shape of median apophysis and a further large apophysis, its margin serrated (in cornutus smaller and round); females: shape of lateral epigynal parts and ± rectangular median plate in posterior view (in cornutus circular)

Larinioides suspicax (O. P.-Cambridge, 1876)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Thaler 1974)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Embolic division
(Thaler 1974)
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female Epigyne
(Thaler 1974)
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female Epigyne, aboral view
(Thaler 1974)
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female Vulva
(Azheganova 1968)
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Ends of median apophysis of male pedipalp massive; epigynal scapus drop-shaped

Larinioides patagiatus (Clerck, 1757)

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male Pedipalp
(Loksa 1972)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Azheganova 1968)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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Body grey to grey-brown; opisthosoma dorsally with pronounced, white margined pattern; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Larinioides sclopetarius (Clerck, 1757)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1931)
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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 1969)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Habitus
(Loksa 1972)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Wiehle 1931)
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Habitus
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Body red-brown; opisthosoma flat, dorsal pattern only hinted; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Larinioides ixobolus (Thorell, 1873)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1931)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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male Pedipalp
(Horak & Kropf 1992)
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male Tegular apophysis
(Loksa 1972)
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male Tegular apophysis
(Loksa 1972)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Wiehle 1931)