Hahniidae: Cryphoeca Thorell, 1870

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Tibia of male pedipalp without retrolaterally / proximally projecting apophysis; retrolateral/distal apophysis short, notched; conductor long; embolus whip-like; females with long, convoluted entrance ducts

lichenum-group

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- Tibial of male pedipalp with retrolaterally / proximally projecting apophysis; conductor shorter; females with shorter entrance ducts

silvicola-group

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Male pedipalp with very thin embolus; tibia near base with a robust bipartite apophysis; vulva with convoluted entrance ducts

Cryphoeca lichenum L. Koch, 1876

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Male pedipalp as fig.; vulva more strongly structured as in lichenum; without pattern, melanistic; males genital morphologically not distinguishable from nominate form lichenum, therefore separated as subspecies

Cryphoeca lichenum nigerrima Thaler, 1978

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Tibia of male pedipalp wing-like extended anteriorly; terminal part of vulva V-shaped, with short branches

Cryphoeca brignolii Thaler, 1980

- Thumb-shaped apophysis; epigyne different (females of following species hardly distinguishable with characters of epigyne/vulva, suitable diagnostic characters: pattern, habitat, distribution and males caught in the same place)

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Dorso-distal retrolateral apophysis of pedipalp tibia undivided; tibia of male pedipalp with 2 dorsal apophysis; lateral parts of vulva mostly narrower than median parts; uniformly brown species

Cryphoeca nivalis Schenkel, 1919

- Apophysis divided

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Apophysis bipartite; male pedipalp with a bipartite ventral tibial apophysis; vulva as fig.; pattern contrast-rich

Cryphoeca silvicola (C. L. Koch, 1834)

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Apophysis tripartite; tibia of male pedipalp with 3 dorsal apophysis; lateral parts of vulva mostly as wide as median parts; unicoloured black species

Cryphoeca carpathica Herman, 1879

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1. Cryphoeca pirini (Drensky, 1921)

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2. Cryphoeca thaleri Wunderlich, 1995