Linyphiidae: Oedothorax Bertkau, 1883

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Pedipalp tibia with 1-2 claw-shaped or hook-shaped apophyses

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Pedipalp tibia with broadly rounded apophysis; prosoma with high, rounded hump, anterior to it a bipartite, densely bristled groove (gibbosus-form) or with broad cone-shaped hump (tuberosus-form)

Oedothorax gibbosus (Blackwall, 1841)

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Prosoma with bristled hump; Tibia with 2 apophyses

Oedothorax apicatus (Blackwall, 1850)

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- Prosoma without bristled hump

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Pedipalp tibia with one ± hook-shaped apophysis

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- Pedipalp tibia with 2 hook-shaped apophyses

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Prosoma steeply ascending behind eyes; tibia with pointed, bent apophysis and lateral hump

Oedothorax retusus (Westring, 1851)

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Prosoma as fig.; tibia with a pointed, less bent apophysis, without lateral hump

Oedothorax gibbifer (Kulczyński, 1882)

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Distal bulbal apophysis with distinctly stepped tip; tibia with a blunt and a straight, pointed apophysis; prosoma slightly elevated behind eyes

Oedothorax fuscus (Blackwall, 1834)

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Distal bulbal apophysis uniformly tapering; tibia with a blunt and a pointed, bent apophysis; Prosoma not elevated

Oedothorax agrestis (Blackwall, 1853)

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Epigynal plate ± triangular, medially with narrow bar, ± as large as receptaculum seminis

Oedothorax gibbosus (Blackwall, 1841)

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- Epigynal plate ± quadrangular

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Epigynal plate ± trapezoid

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- Lateral margins of epigynal plate ± parallel or slightly bent

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Epigyne and vulva as fig.

Oedothorax retusus (Westring, 1851)

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Epigyne and vulva as fig.

Oedothorax gibbifer (Kulczyński, 1882)

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Margins of epigynal plate parallel

Oedothorax agrestis (Blackwall, 1853)

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- Margins of epigynal plate slightly bent

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Epigynal plate wider than long

Oedothorax fuscus (Blackwall, 1834)

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Epigynal plate approximately as long as wide, margins indistinct

Oedothorax apicatus (Blackwall, 1850)

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Further taxa

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1. Oedothorax agrestis longipes (Simon, 1884)

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2. Oedothorax meridionalis Tanasevitch, 1987

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3. Oedothorax paludigenus Simon, 1926

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4. Oedothorax tingitanus (Simon, 1884)