Linyphiidae: Mecopisthes Simon, 1926

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Eye region strongly bulged

Mecopisthes latinus Millidge, 1978

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- Different

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Tibial apophysis long, claw-shaped; opisthosoma with two pairs of sigilla

Mecopisthes alter Thaler, 1991

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- Tibial apophysis different

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Prosoma saddle-like indented; pedipalp with long, bent embolus and dagger-shaped supporting lamella pointing basally

Mecopisthes silus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1873)

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Prosoma not saddle-like indented; pedipalp with longer and stouter supporting lamella pointing more laterally

Mecopisthes peusi Wunderlich, 1972

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Epigyne with small round opening; opisthosoma dorsally covered with orange-brown scutum

Mecopisthes latinus Millidge, 1978

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- Epigyne different

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Epigyne as fig.

Mecopisthes peusi Wunderlich, 1972

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- Epigyne different

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Epigyne as fig.

Mecopisthes silus (O. P.-Cambridge, 1873)

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Epigyne as fig.; opisthosoma with two pairs of sigilla

Mecopisthes alter Thaler, 1991

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Further taxa

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1. Mecopisthes crassirostris (Simon, 1884)

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2. Mecopisthes millidgei Wunderlich, 1995

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3. Mecopisthes nasutus Wunderlich, 1995

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4. Mecopisthes nicaeensis (Simon, 1884)

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5. Mecopisthes peuceticus Caporiacco, 1951

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6. Mecopisthes pictonicus Denis, 1950

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7. Mecopisthes pumilio Wunderlich, 2008