Linyphiidae: Linyphia

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Prosoma with forked median stripe; male chelicerae distally strongly diverging, very long; epigyne without distinctly visible median bar

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- Prosoma dorsally without median stripe; male chelicerae hardly elongated, distally not diverging; epigyne with distinctly protruding median bar

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Distal apophysis of male pedipalp spiral; epigyne with large triangular groove

Linyphia triangularis (Clerck, 1757)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Azheganova 1968)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1998)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1956)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1956)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Eyes, dorsal view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1998)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Azheganova 1968)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1956)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Wiehle 1956)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Habitus, lateral view
(Koh unpubl.)
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Habitus, lateral view
(Koh unpubl.)
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Distal apophysis of male pedipalp not spiral; epigynal groove covered by broad median part

Linyphia tenuipalpis Simon, 1884

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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male Pedipalp
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1998)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1998)
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female Vulva
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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Opisthosoma: lateral margins of folium sinuate, partly indistinct; prosoma reddish brown, eye region strongly darkened; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Linyphia hortensis Sundevall, 1830

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1956)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1998)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1956)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1998)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1956)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Habitus
(Wiehle 1956)
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Opisthosoma: lateral margins of folium sharply serrated, always distinct; prosoma light brown, eye region hardly darkened; sternum dark brown; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Linyphia alpicola van Helsdingen, 1969

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male Pedipalp
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Vulva
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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1. Linyphia maura Thorell, 1875

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosselaers unpubl.)
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male Embolic division, median view
(Bosmans 2006a)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosselaers unpubl.)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosselaers unpubl.)

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2. Linyphia mimonti Simon, 1884

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male Pedipalp
(Brignoli 1975a)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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male Embolic division
(Brignoli 1975a)
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male Embolic division, dorsal view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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male Embolic division, ventral view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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male Tegulum, mesal view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(van Helsdingen 1969)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(van Helsdingen 1969)

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3. Linyphia polita Blackwall, 1870

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female Eyes, frontal view
(Blackwall 1870a)
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female Habitus
(Blackwall 1870a)
4. Linyphia obesa Thorell, 1875 world