Linyphiidae: Ceratinella

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Supporting lamella of pedipalp with 2 more strongly sclerotised lobes on its posterior end

Ceratinella scabrosa (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Løvbrekke unpubl.)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Løvbrekke unpubl.)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Tibia and paracymbium
(Holm 1945)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Prosoma, lateral view
(Holm 1945)
- Different

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Supporting lamella of pedipalp distinctly bent at distal end

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- Different

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Pedipalp as fig.

Ceratinella wideri (Thorell, 1871)

female

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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Holm 1945)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Tibia and paracymbium
(Holm 1945)
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Prosoma
(Holm 1945)
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Tibial apophysis with robust tooth

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Tibial apophysis rounded, without distinctly stepped tooth; pedipalp as fig.

Ceratinella brevipes (Westring, 1851)

female

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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Opisthosoma, lateral view
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Body length 1.8 mm; pedipalp as fig.

Ceratinella brevis (Wider, 1834)

female

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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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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Body length 2.0-2.3 mm; pedipalp as fig.

Ceratinella major Kulczyński, 1894

female

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male Pedipalp in detail, prolateral view
(Wunderlich 1969)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Wunderlich 1969)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Wunderlich 1969)
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male Palpal tibia, dorsal view
(Wunderlich 1969)
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Opisthosoma dorsally without scutum; epigyne as fig.

Ceratinella brevipes (Westring, 1851)

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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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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 Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
- Opisthosoma with scutum

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Epigynal plate posteriorly distinctly bordered by sclerotised protrusion

Ceratinella major Kulczyński, 1894

male

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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
- Different

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Epigynal plate strongly sclerotised

Ceratinella wideri (Thorell, 1871)

female

male

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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Holm 1945)
- Epigynal plate less strongly sclerotised

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Strongly sclerotised part longish oval in epigastric furrow region

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Strongly sclerotised part more quadrangular in epigastric furrow region

Ceratinella brevis (Wider, 1834)

male

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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Epigyne as fig.

Ceratinella scabrosa (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

male

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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1987)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Løvbrekke unpubl.)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Vulva, ventral view
(Løvbrekke unpubl.)
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Epigyne as fig.

Ceratinella wideri (Thorell, 1871)

male

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female Epigyne
(Heimer & Nentwig 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Holm 1945)
Further taxa

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1. Ceratinella apollonii Caporiacco, 1938

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male Pedipalp
(Caporiacco 1938)
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male Pedipalp
(Caporiacco 1938)
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female Vulva
(IJland et al. 2012)