Linyphiidae: Lepthyphantes

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The traditional genus Lepthyphantes s.l. has been split into several other genera. Please see also: Abiskoa, Flagelliphantes, Formiphantes, Improphantes, Incestophantes, Ipa, Mansuphantes, Megalepthyphantes, Midia, Mughipanthes, Obscuriphantes, Oryphantes, Palliduphantes, Piniphantes, and Tenuiphantes.

 

Paracymbium serrated at posterior margin; pedipalp with large distal claw; scapus tongue-shaped

Midia midas (Simon, 1884)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Saaristo & Wunderlich 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne, dorsal view
(Saaristo & Wunderlich 1995)
- Different

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Prosoma behind posterior median eyes with robust spur, at least as long as bristles on legs, reaching beyond head part anteriorly; male pedipalp and epigyne as fig.; body length ± 1.7 mm

Mughiphantes cornutus (Schenkel, 1927)

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male Pedipalp
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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male Pedipalp
(Thaler 1973b)
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male Pedipalp
(Thaler 1973b)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Thaler 1973b)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne/vulva
(Thaler 1973b)
- Prosoma without spur, at most with a bristle; body length greater or equal 2.0mm (males sometimes slightly smaller, ca. 1.7 mm)

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Metatarsus I with more than one bristle

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- Metatarsus I with one bristle

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Metatarsus dorsally and laterally always with bristles; tibia and patella of male pedipalp dorsally with robust bristle, often spine-like on patella; embolus semicircular; scapus of epigyne large, often longer than wide

nebulosus-group

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
- Bristles on metatarsus mostly less pronounced; tibia and patella of male pedipalp dorsally with very thin bristle; embolus not semicircular; scapus small, as broad as long or broader than long

mughi-group

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male Pedipalp
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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Tibia I with ventral bristles

mughi-group

- Tibia I without ventral bristles

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Trichobothria on metatarsus I at 0.83-0.86; male pedipalp with dorsal hump on cymbium and long lamella

Obscuriphantes obscurus (Blackwall, 1841)

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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
- Trichobothria on metatarsus I at 0.12-0.31

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Opisthosoma black with metallic sheen, dorsally often with 2-4 pairs of bright white spots

keyserlingi-group

- Different

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Opisthosoma dorsally with a double row of light spots and light lateral stripes (often partly reduced), but always with light transverse stripe above spinnerets

tenuis-group

- Opisthosoma without or with indistinct spots, without lateral stripes

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Dorsal bristle on male pedipalp patella stouter than tibial bristle; terminal part of folded scapus pronounced, narrower than scapus, with depression

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- Dorsal bristle on male pedipalp patella weaker than tibial bristle; epigyne with scapus, without distinctly marked off terminal part

pallidus-Gruppe

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Male pedipalp with small lamella, simply pointed, with two tips or truncated; epigyne circular or anchor-shaped

mansuetus-group

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male Pedipalp
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
- Male pedipalp with large conspicuous lamella, mostly longer than cymbium and with several teeth; scapus of epigyne different but mostly with pronounced anterior part and lateral parts

angulatus-group

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Further species

Pedipalp and paracymbium as figs.; Lapland, Siberia

Decipiphantes decipiens (L. Koch, 1879)

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male Pedipalp
(Holm 1945)
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male Paracymbium
(Holm 1945)
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Lapland, Siberia

Flagelliphantes bergstromi (Schenkel, 1931)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Holm 1945)
Further taxa

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1. Lepthyphantes abditus Tanasevitch, 1986

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Tanasevitch 1986)
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male Embolic division
(Tanasevitch 1986)
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male Paracymbium
(Tanasevitch 1986)

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2. Lepthyphantes aegeus Caporiacco, 1948

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male Pedipalp
(Caporiacco 1948)
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male Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Caporiacco 1948)

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3. Lepthyphantes agnellus Maurer & Thaler, 1988

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Maurer & Thaler 1988)
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female Epigyne, posteroventral view
(Maurer & Thaler 1988)
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female Vulva
(Maurer & Thaler 1988)

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4. Lepthyphantes albuloides (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Kulczyński 1908a)

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5. Lepthyphantes balearicus Denis, 1961

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Denis 1961a)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Denis 1961a)
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female Epigyne
(Denis 1961a)
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female Epigyne, posterior view
(Denis 1961a)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Denis 1961a)

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6. Lepthyphantes beroni Deltshev, 1979

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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male Eyes, frontal view
(Deltshev 1979)
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male Chelicera, posterior view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Chelicera, posterior view
(Deltshev 1979)

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7. Lepthyphantes beshkovi Deltshev, 1979

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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male Embolic division, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Epigyne
(Brignoli 1971f)
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female Epigyne
(Brignoli 1971f)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Epigyne, dorsal view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Vulva
(Brignoli 1971f)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)

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8. Lepthyphantes bidentatus Hormiga & Ribera, 1990

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male Pedipalp
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Embolic tooth
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Embolic tooth
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Embolic division, dorsal view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Paracymbium
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Suprategulum
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Prosoma, frontal view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Chelicera, lateral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigynal plate
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)

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9. Lepthyphantes bigerrensis Simon, 1929

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1929)
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female Epigyne
(Simon 1929)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Denis 1951)
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female Epigyne, posterior view
(Denis 1951)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1951)

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10. Lepthyphantes brignolianus Deltshev, 1979

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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Brignoli 1971f)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Brignoli 1971f)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Brignoli 1971f)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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male Embolic division, prolateral view
(Brignoli 1971f)
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male Embolic division, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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male Eyes, frontal view
(Deltshev 1979)
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male Chelicera, posterior view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Epigyne, dorsal view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2013)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Deltshev 1979)
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female Chelicera, posterior view
(Deltshev 1979)

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11. Lepthyphantes carlittensis Denis, 1952

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1952a)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Denis 1952a)

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12. Lepthyphantes centromeroides Kulczyński, 1914

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male Pedipalp without bulbus
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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male Pedipalp, dorsal view
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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male Embolic tooth
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Epigyne/vulva
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Epigyne
(Fage 1931)

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13. Lepthyphantes centromeroides carpaticus Dumitrescu & Georgescu, 1970

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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male Embolus
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Lamella characteristica
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Vulva
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Chelicera
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)
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female Leg I
(Dumitrescu & Georgescu 1970)

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14. Lepthyphantes christodeltshev van Helsdingen, 2009

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(van Helsdingen 2009a)
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male Radical complex
(van Helsdingen 2009a)
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male Lamella characteristica
(van Helsdingen 2009a)
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male Paracymbium
(van Helsdingen 2009a)
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female Epigyne, dorsal view
(van Helsdingen 2009a)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(van Helsdingen 2009a)

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15. Lepthyphantes constantinescui Georgescu, 1989

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male Bulbus
(Georgescu 1989)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Georgescu 1989)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Georgescu 1989)
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male Paracymbium
(Georgescu 1989)
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female Epigyne
(Georgescu 1989)
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female Vulva
(Georgescu 1989)
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female Prosoma, dorsal view
(Georgescu 1989)
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female Habitus
(Georgescu 1989)

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16. Lepthyphantes corfuensis Wunderlich, 1995

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Wunderlich 1995c)
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male Paracymbium
(Wunderlich 1995c)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Wunderlich 1995c)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Wunderlich 1995c)

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17. Lepthyphantes corsicos Wunderlich, 1980

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male Pedipalp
(Wunderlich 1980c)
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male Pedipalp
(Wunderlich 1980c)

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18. Lepthyphantes cruentatus Tanasevitch, 1987

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male Pedipalp
(Tanasevitch 1990)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Embolic division
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Paracymbium
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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female Epigyne
(Tanasevitch 1990)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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female Vulva
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)

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19. Lepthyphantes eleonorae Wunderlich, 1995

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Wunderlich 1995a)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Wunderlich 1995a)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Wunderlich 1995a)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Wunderlich 1995a)

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20. Lepthyphantes encaustus (Becker, 1879)

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female Epigyne/vulva
(Becker 1881)
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female Eyes, frontal view
(Becker 1881)
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female Habitus, dorsal view
(Becker 1881)

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21. Lepthyphantes fagei Machado, 1939

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male Pedipalp
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Embolic division, ventral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Embolic division, dorsal view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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male Paracymbium
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigyne/vulva
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)

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22. Lepthyphantes gadesi Fage, 1931

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female Epigyne
(Fage 1931)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Fage 1931)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Epigynal plate, dorsal view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Vulva, posteroventral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)
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female Vulva, antero-ventral view
(Hormiga & Ribera 1990)

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23. Lepthyphantes garganicus Caporiacco, 1951

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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Brignoli 1971b)
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female Epigyne
(Brignoli 1971b)
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female Vulva
(Brignoli 1971b)

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24. Lepthyphantes hamifer Simon, 1884

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1929)
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female Epigyne
(Simon 1929)

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25. Lepthyphantes huberti Wunderlich, 1980

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male Pedipalp, dorsal view
(Wunderlich 1980c)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wunderlich 1980c)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Wunderlich 1980c)
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female Epigyne
(Wunderlich 1980c)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Wunderlich 1980c)
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female Epigyne/vulva
(Wunderlich 1980c)

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26. Lepthyphantes ibericus Ribera, 1981

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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Ribera 1981)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Ribera 1981)
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female Vulva
(Ribera 1981)

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27. Lepthyphantes kratochvili Fage, 1945

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Fage 1945)

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28. Lepthyphantes leucopygius Denis, 1939

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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Denis 1939)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1939)
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female Epigyne, posterior view
(Denis 1939)

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29. Lepthyphantes ligulifer Denis, 1952

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1952b)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Denis 1952b)

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30. Lepthyphantes luteipes (L. Koch, 1879)

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male Pedipalp
(Wunderlich 1995d)
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male Pedipalp
(Wunderlich 1995d)
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male Paracymbium
(Wunderlich 1995d)
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female Epigyne
(Holm 1973)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Holm 1973)

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31. Lepthyphantes magnesiae Brignoli, 1979

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Thaler 1986c)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Thaler 1986c)
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male Paracymbium
(Thaler 1986c)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Thaler 1986c)
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female Epigyne, aboral view
(Thaler 1986c)
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female Epigyne/vulva, ventral view
(Brignoli 1979d)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Brignoli 1979d)

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32. Lepthyphantes meillonae Denis, 1953

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female Epigyne
(Denis 1953a)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Denis 1953a)

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33. Lepthyphantes messapicus Caporiacco, 1939

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female Epigyne, posterior view
(Caporiacco 1939)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Caporiacco 1939)
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female Epigyne, anterior view
(Caporiacco 1939)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Caporiacco 1939)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Caporiacco 1939)

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34. Lepthyphantes opilio Simon, 1929

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1929)
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female Epigyne
(Simon 1929)

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35. Lepthyphantes phallifer Fage, 1931

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Fage 1931)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Fage 1931)

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36. Lepthyphantes ritae Bosmans, 1985

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans 1985a)
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male Pedipalp, dorsal view
(Bosmans 1985a)
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male Embolic division, ventral view
(Bosmans 1985a)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans 1985a)
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female Epigyne, dorsal view
(Bosmans 1985a)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Bosmans 1985a)
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female Vulva
(Bosmans 1985a)

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37. Lepthyphantes todillus Simon, 1929

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1929)

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38. Lepthyphantes zaragozai Ribera, 1981

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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Ribera 1981)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Ribera 1981)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Ribera 1981)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Ribera 1981)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Ribera 1981)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Ribera 1981)
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female Vulva
(Ribera 1981)
39. Lepthyphantes dilutus (Thorell, 1875) world
40. Lepthyphantes nitidior Simon, 1929 world
41. Lepthyphantes sardous Gozo, 1908 world