Linyphiidae: Maro

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Males

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- Females

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Lamella characteristica of male pedipalp simple, lateral margins without spikes

Maro lehtineni Saaristo, 1971

female

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male Pedipalp
(Thaler 1983c)
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male Pedipalp
(Saaristo 1971)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Saaristo 1971)
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Eyes, frontal view
(Saaristo 1971)
- Lamella characteristica different

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Lamella characteristica of male pedipalp distally bipartite

Maro minutus O. P.-Cambridge, 1907

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male Pedipalp
(Thaler 1983c)
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male Pedipalp
(Saaristo 1971)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Saaristo 1971)
- Lamella characteristica not bipartite

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Lamella characteristica very broad, distally with fine, uniformly large spikes

Maro lepidus Casemir, 1961

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male Pedipalp
(Saaristo 1971)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Saaristo 1971)
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Eyes, frontal view
(Saaristo 1971)
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Lamella characteristica only distally broadened, with large irregular spikes

Maro sublestus Falconer, 1915

female

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male Pedipalp, dorsal view
(Holm 1945)
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male Pedipalp
(Holm 1945)
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male Pedipalp
(Holm 1945)
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male Pedipalp
(Miller 1966)
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male Pedipalp
(Saaristo 1971)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Saaristo 1971)
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Posterior epigynal margin swung

Maro lehtineni Saaristo, 1971

male

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female Epigyne
(Saaristo 1971)
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female Vulva
(Saaristo 1971)
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Eyes, frontal view
(Saaristo 1971)
- Epigyne on each side of scapus distinctly bulged

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Epigyne as fig. (consider shape of vulva which is visible through epigyne)

Maro minutus O. P.-Cambridge, 1907

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female Epigyne
(Saaristo 1971)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1956)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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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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Eyes, frontal view
(Saaristo 1971)
- Epigyne and shape of vulva different

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Epigyne distinctly wider than long

Maro lepidus Casemir, 1961

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female Epigyne
(Miller 1966)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket et al. 1974)
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female Vulva
(Miller 1966)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Saaristo 1971)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Saaristo 1971)
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Epigyne as wide as long

Maro sublestus Falconer, 1915

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female Epigyne
(Holm 1945)
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female Vulva
(Holm 1945)
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Eyes, frontal view
(Saaristo 1971)
Further taxa

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1. Maro pansibiricus Tanasevitch, 2006

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Tanasevitch 2006)
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male Lamella characteristica
(Tanasevitch 2006)
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male Paracymbium
(Tanasevitch 2006)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Tanasevitch 2006)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Tanasevitch 2006)
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female Epigyne, dorsal view
(Tanasevitch 2006)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Tanasevitch 2006)

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2. Maro sibiricus Eskov, 1980

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Eskov 1980)
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male Embolic division
(Eskov 1980)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Eskov 1980)
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female Vulva
(Eskov 1980)