Linyphiidae: Pelecopsis

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- Females

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Strongly developed cephalic lobe separated from posterior prosomal part by a deep depression

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Prosoma, pedipalp and tibial apophysis as fig.

Pelecopsis elongata (Wider, 1834)

female

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Aakra 2000a)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Roberts 1987)
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Prosoma as fig.; tibia with a long, slightly bent and pointed process; prosoma with high cephalic lobe and distinct lateral depressions

Pelecopsis mengei (Simon, 1884)

female

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male Pedipalp
(Holm 1945)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Palpal tibia
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Roberts 1987)
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Cephalic lobe flat, half as high as long; pedipalp with tibial apophysis, on the outer side with tubercular structure

Pelecopsis parallela (Wider, 1834)

female

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Roberts 1987)
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Cephalic lobe round, bipartite, relatively bright; tibial apophysis not so broad, with 2 unequally long, pointed processes

Pelecopsis radicicola (L. Koch, 1872)

female

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Roberts 1987)
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male Prosoma, frontal view
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Eyes, dorsal view
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Further species of western Mediterranean region

Pelecopsis bucephala (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)

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male Pedipalp
(Pesarini unpubl.)
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Epigynal plate uniformly triangular, not reaching epigastric furrow

Pelecopsis elongata (Wider, 1834)

male

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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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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 Prosoma, lateral view
(Locket et al. 1974)
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Median epigynal plate with 2 distinct parallel margins, ± quadrangular

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Epigynal plate usually only vague

Pelecopsis mengei (Simon, 1884)

male

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female Epigyne
(Holm 1945)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Miller 1966)
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female Vulva
(Holm 1945)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Opisthosoma without dorsal scutum; epigyne and vulva as fig.

Pelecopsis parallela (Wider, 1834)

male

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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Opisthosoma with dorsal scutum; epigyne as fig.; receptaculum seminis visible through epigyne

Pelecopsis radicicola (L. Koch, 1872)

male

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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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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
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
Further taxa

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1. Pelecopsis alpica Thaler, 1991

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male Pedipalp, lateral view
(Thaler 1991a)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Thaler 1991a)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Thaler 1991a)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Thaler 1991a)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Thaler 1991a)
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female Epigyne/vulva, ventral view
(Thaler 1991a)
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female Epigyne/vulva, aboral view
(Thaler 1991a)
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female Vulva
(Thaler 1991a)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Thaler 1991a)
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female Prosoma, dorsal view
(Thaler 1991a)
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female Eyes, dorsal view
(Thaler 1991a)

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2. Pelecopsis bicornuta Hillyard, 1980

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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Embolic division
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Epigyne
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Vulva
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)

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3. Pelecopsis capitata (Simon, 1884)

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male Palpal tibia
(Simon 1926)

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4. Pelecopsis coccinea (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)

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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Embolic division
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Epigyne
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Vulva
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)

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5. Pelecopsis crassipes Tanasevitch, 1987

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male Pedipalp
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Tanasevitch 1987a)
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female Vulva
(Tanasevitch 1987a)

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6. Pelecopsis denisi Brignoli, 1983

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1938)

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7. Pelecopsis digitulus Bosmans & Abrous, 1992

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male Pedipalp, apical view
(Lissner 2016c)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Lissner 2016c)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Embolic division, ventral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Tibial apophysis, dorsal view
(Lissner 2016c)
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male Tibial apophysis, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Lissner 2016c)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Lissner 2016c)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Lissner 2016c)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)

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8. Pelecopsis eminula (Simon, 1884)

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male Palpal tibia
(Simon 1926)

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9. Pelecopsis inedita (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)

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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Embolic division
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Epigyne
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Vulva
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)

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10. Pelecopsis laptevi Tanasevitch & Fet, 1986

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male Pedipalp
(Tanasevitch 1989)
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male Pedipalp
(Tanasevitch & Fet 1986)
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male Palpal tibia
(Tanasevitch 1989)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Tanasevitch 1989)
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female Epigyne
(Tanasevitch 1989)

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11. Pelecopsis loksai Szinetar & Samu, 2003

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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female Epigyne
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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female Prosoma, dorsal view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Szinetár & Samu 2003)

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12. Pelecopsis margaretae Georgescu, 1975

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male Pedipalp
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Bulbal apophysis
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Cymbium
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Patella and tibia of pedipalp
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Palpal tibia
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Sternum
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Chelicera, posterior view
(Georgescu 1975)
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male Leg I
(Georgescu 1975)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Georgescu 1975)
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female Vulva
(Georgescu 1975)
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female Prosoma, dorsal view
(Georgescu 1975)

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13. Pelecopsis modica Hillyard, 1980

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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Embolus
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Epigyne
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)
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female Dorsal epigynal plate, posteroventral view
(Bosmans & Abrous 1992)

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14. Pelecopsis monsantensis Bosmans & Crespo, 2010

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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Embolic division, antero-ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)

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15. Pelecopsis mutica Denis, 1958

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1957b)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Denis 1957b)

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16. Pelecopsis odontophora (Kulczyński, 1895)

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male Cymbium
(Tanasevitch 1990)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Tanasevitch 1990)

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17. Pelecopsis partita Denis, 1954

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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Denis 1953b)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Denis 1953b)

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18. Pelecopsis pavida (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans 1994a)
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male Embolic division, prolateral view
(Bosmans 1994a)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Bosmans 1994a)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans 1994a)

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19. Pelecopsis pooti Bosmans & Jocqué, 1993

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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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male Embolic division, prolateral view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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female Epigyne, posterior view
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)
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female Vulva
(Bosmans & Jocqué 1993)

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20. Pelecopsis robusta Weiss, 1990

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male Pedipalp without bulbus
(Weiss 1990)
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male Pedipalp
(Weiss 1990)
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male Palpal tibia
(Weiss 1990)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Weiss 1990)
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male Prosoma, dorsal view
(Weiss 1990)
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female Epigyne
(Weiss 1990)
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female Vulva
(Weiss 1990)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Weiss 1990)

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21. Pelecopsis susannae (Simon, 1915)

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1926)
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male Pedipalp
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Embolic division, antero-ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Palpal tibia
(Simon 1926)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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male Prosoma, lateral view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Bosmans et al. 2010)