Synonymy of four Pardosa species (Araneae: Lycosidae) undiagnosable without geography

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  title={Synonymy of four Pardosa species (Araneae: Lycosidae) undiagnosable without geography},
  author={J{\'o}zef Słowik and Derek S. Sikes},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract We examined a group of seven morphologically similar species of the genus Pardosa to determine the reliability of morphological identification characters independently of additional specimen data, such as habitat and geography. Of the seven, four shared diagnostic character states with other species. These four species have areas of both sympatric and allopatric distribution. Specimens collected from allopatric areas, thus expected to contain only one species, were identified using… 

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