Liocranidae: Agroeca

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Distance between posterior median eyes = distance between posterior lateral eyes and posterior median eyes; embolus broad, with keel on base; cuticular ridge parallel in posterior epigynal area

Agroeca brunnea (Blackwall, 1833)

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male Pedipalp
(Sterghiu 1985)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Braendegaard 1966)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Jocqué 1977)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Sterghiu 1985)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Reimoser 1937)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Jocqué 1977)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne
(Braendegaard 1966)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Tullgren 1946)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Tullgren 1946)
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female Vulva
(Reimoser 1937)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Tullgren 1946)
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Habitus
(Sterghiu 1985)
- Distance between posterior median eyes > distance between posterior median eyes and posterior lateral eyes

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Tibial apophysis with robust transverse branch; epigyne as fig.; legs uniformly red-brown without annulations

Agroeca dentigera Kulczyński, 1913

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male Pedipalp
(Felton et al. 2004)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Jocqué 1977)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Felton et al. 2004)
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male Pedipalp
(Jocqué 1977)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1998)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Jocqué 1977)
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female Epigyne
(Jocqué 1977)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1998)
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female Epigyne
(Oltean 1973a)
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female Epigyne
(Felton et al. 2004)
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female Epigyne
(Felton et al. 2004)
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Eyes, dorsal view
(Sterghiu 1985)
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Habitus
(Sterghiu 1985)
- Different

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Opisthosoma dark red-brown to middle brown, without pattern; tibial apophysis very small and pointed; epigyne with strongly sclerotised cuticular ridge; legs annulated

Agroeca inopina O. P.-Cambridge, 1886

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Bosmans 1999)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans 1999)
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male Pedipalp, lateral view
(Bosmans 1999)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans 1999)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosmans 1999)
- Opisthosoma with ± distinct chevrons

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Opisthosoma with distinct chevrons; male pedipalp as fig.; epigyne as long as wide

Agroeca proxima (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

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male Pedipalp
(Reimoser 1937)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Braendegaard 1966)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne
(Tullgren 1946)
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female Epigyne
(Braendegaard 1966)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Vulva
(Reimoser 1937)
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Habitus
(Sterghiu 1985)
- Opisthosoma only with weakly developed chevrons; epigyne longer than wide

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Body length of males 3-4 mm, females 3-5 mm; base of embolus with distinct step; anterior epigynal margin with strongly developed protrusion; cuticular ridge only somewhat bent

Agroeca cuprea Menge, 1873

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male Pedipalp
(Reimoser 1937)
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male Pedipalp
(Sterghiu 1985)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Sterghiu 1985)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne
(Tullgren 1946)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Tullgren 1946)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne
(Locket et al. 1974)
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female Vulva
(Reimoser 1937)
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Habitus
(Sterghiu 1985)
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Body length of males 4-5 mm, females 5-7 mm; embolus narrow, base without keel; epigyne with cuticular ridges converging at an acute angle; entrance ducts strongly bent

Agroeca lusatica (L. Koch, 1875)

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Reimoser 1937)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Jocqué 1977)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Epigyne
(Tullgren 1946)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1951)
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female Vulva
(Reimoser 1937)
Further taxa

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1. Agroeca annulipes Simon, 1878

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Bosmans 1999)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans 1999)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosmans 1999)

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2. Agroeca maculata L. Koch, 1879

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male Pedipalp in detail, ventral view
(Holm 1973)
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male Palpal tibia, retrolateral view
(Holm 1973)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Danilov 1999)
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female Vulva
(Danilov 1999)

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3. Agroeca makarovae Esyunin, 2008

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Esyunin & Kazantsev 2008)
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male Palpal tibia, lateral view
(Esyunin & Kazantsev 2008)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Esyunin & Kazantsev 2008)
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female Vulva
(Esyunin & Kazantsev 2008)

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4. Agroeca parva Bosmans, 2011

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans 2011)
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male Pedipalp, frontal view
(Bosmans 2011)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans 2011)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosmans 2011)