Lycosidae: Pirata Sundevall, 1833

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Sternum uniformly light yellow; base of coxa I-III with a small black spot

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- Sternum dark, brightened in median part or with bright median stripe

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Opisthosoma dorsally with yellowish cardiac mark, sharply bordered, not reaching beyond middle part of opisthosoma; median apophysis of male pedipalp pointing toward lateral margin of cymbium; epigyne as fig.; the lateral receptacula seminis acute angled to epigastric furrow, close to median receptacula seminis

Pirata piraticus (Clerck, 1757)

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Opisthosoma dorsally with yellowish cardiac mark, can be broken into single spots and reaching to spinnerets; male pedipalp as fig.; tip of median apophysis pointing to tip of cymbium; epigyne as fig.; lateral receptacula seminis parallel to epigastric furrow, separated from median receptacula seminis by more than their diameter

Pirata tenuitarsis Simon, 1876

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Median apophysis of male pedipalp sickle-like bent; receptacula seminis touching each other medially

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- Median apophysis of male pedipalp forked into 2 processes; receptacula seminis not touching each other medially

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Legs (mainly femur) distinctly annulated; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Piratula hygrophila (Thorell, 1872)

- Legs not annulated, sometimes vaguely spotted

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Male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Piratula uliginosa (Thorell, 1856)

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Male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Piratula insularis (Emerton, 1885)

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Legs annulated; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Piratula knorri (Scopoli, 1763)

- Legs not annulated

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Femur I darker than femur II-IV; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Piratula latitans (Blackwall, 1841)

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All femora equally coloured; male pedipalp and epigyne as figs.

Pirata piscatorius (Clerck, 1757)