Breitling R. 2022. Epigyne or epigynum? Some philological notes // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.31. No.1: 129–131 [in English].

Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester M1 7DN, United Kingdom.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 31.1.15

ABSTRACT. Marusik [2021] presented a brief analysis of the etymology and usage of the words epigyne and epigynum, widely used technical terms for the female external genitalia in spiders. Here a number of corrections to his arguments are presented.

KEY WORDS: spiders, Araneae, female genitalia, terminology.

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