Linyphiidae: Dicymbium

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Prosoma in males and females with slightly elevated head region; tibial apophysis hook-shaped, outwardly bent; epigyne as fig.

Dicymbium nigrum (Blackwall, 1834)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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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 Palpal patella
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Tibial apophysis
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Tibia I
(Locket et al. 1974)
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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
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Roberts 1987)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Roberts 1987)
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Prosoma, lateral view
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Tibia I
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Tibia I
(Roberts 1987)
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Tibia I in males distinctly wider; median slit of epigynal plate a bit broader than in nigrum

Dicymbium tibiale (Blackwall, 1836)

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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Wiehle 1960a)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Tibia I
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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male Tibia I
(Roberts 1987)
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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
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Vulva
(Wiehle 1960a)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Roberts 1987)
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female Vulva, dorsal view
(Roberts 1987)
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Leg I
(Wiehle 1960a)
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Tibia I
(Thaler 1986b)
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A further species is distinguished by the short tibial hairs; genital morphologically similar to nigrum though

Dicymbium nigrum brevisetosum Locket, 1962

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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1987)
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male Palpal patella
(Locket et al. 1974)
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male Tibia, retrolateral view
(Thaler 1986b)
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male Tibia I
(Locket et al. 1974)
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female Tibia I, retrolateral view
(Thaler 1986b)