Salticidae: Marpissa C. L. Koch, 1846

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- Females

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Bulbus and cymbium narrow, elongated

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- Bulbus and cymbium broad, often round

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Tibial apophysis long; bulbus appearing conical in lateral view

Marpissa nivoyi (Lucas, 1846)

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Tibial apophysis short, slantingly truncated distally; bulbus appearing flat in lateral view

Mendoza canestrinii (Ninni, 1868)

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Cymbium as fig.; embolus partly covered, visible in 12 o'clock position

Marpissa radiata (Grube, 1859)

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Cymbial process pointed; embolus originating in 9 o'clock position, distinctly visible

Marpissa pomatia (Walckenaer, 1802)

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Cymbial process rounded; embolus originating in 6 o'clock position, mostly covered

Marpissa muscosa (Clerck, 1757)

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Epigyne flat, posterior margin triangularly protruding

Mendoza canestrinii (Ninni, 1868)

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- Epigyne with a shallow groove in posterior area

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Length of epigynal groove > 1/2 of epigyne length

Marpissa nivoyi (Lucas, 1846)

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- Length of epigynal groove < 1/2 of epigyne length

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Copulatory openings strongly sclerotised; margins of epigynal grooves less sclerotised

Marpissa radiata (Grube, 1859)

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- Copulatory openings not striking; margins of epigynal grooves strongly sclerotised

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Epigynal groove round, small

Marpissa muscosa (Clerck, 1757)

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Epigynal groove transverse oval, large

Marpissa pomatia (Walckenaer, 1802)

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Further taxa

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1. Marpissa balcanica (Kratochvil, 1932)

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2. Marpissa longiuscula (Simon, 1871)

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3. Marpissa zaitzevi Mcheidze, 1997