Epicadus

Silva-Moreira, Thiago Da & Machado, Miguel, 2016, Taxonomic revision of the crab spider genus Epicadus Simon, 1895 (Arachnida: Araneae: Thomisidae) with notes on related genera of Stephanopinae Simon, 1895, Zootaxa 4147 (3), pp. 281-310: 284

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4147.3.4

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scientific name

Epicadus
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Key to species of Epicadus 

Females

1. Opisthosoma spherical, with all opisthosomal projections subequal, vertically oriented ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2 B).......... E. heterogaster 

- Opisthosoma trapezoid; median posterior opisthosomal projection larger and stouter than the others ( Figs 7View FIGURE 7 B; 11 B)..... 2

2. MS pronounced. Eye mound with granular rows bordering all the frontal area of prosoma; median posterior opisthosomal pro- jection vertically oriented, with a blunt end ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7)................................................... E. rubripes 

- MS discrete, almost absent. Prosoma dorsal face bearing a vertical row of tiny dark granules or a vertical dark stripe. Median posterior opisthosomal projection horizontally oriented, with end split in smaller tubercles ( Fig. 11View FIGURE 11)............. E. planus