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Genus Pardosa C. L. Koch, 1847

The Pardosa tesquorum group . The following species are here placed in this group: Pardosa eskovisp. nov. , P logunovisp. nov. , P mulaiki Gertsch , P. tesquorum ( Odenwall ) , P. tesquorumoides Song & Yu , and P. zyuzinisp. nov.

We recognize this group by a combination of the following characters in the male copulatory organs: 1) tegular apophysis rugose, characteristically bent and sharply pointed, with small hook-shaped process at base (Figs 18, 49, 51, 76, 93, 105), 2) embolus broad and laminar, with more or less truncated tip (Figs 13, 42, 43, 70, 87, 98), and 3) more or less heavily built basal process of palea (Figs 15, 44, 46, 73, 90, 102).


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