Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   43 species

Heliophanus rufithorax  Simon, 1868

Description
Male

Prosoma light brown, eyes surrounded with black. Opisthosoma light brown. Sternum light brown or yellow. Legs brown. Palp: femoral apophysis bifurcated, embolus short.

Body length male: 3.75 mm
Female

Colouration as in males. Sometimes opisthosoma with dorsal pair of lighter marks near posterior margin. Legs yellow. Epigyne oval, with one depression, sometimes plugged with waxy secretion.

Body length female: 4.5 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Southern Europe to Central Asia
Figures
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Simon E (1937) Les arachnides de France 6 (5). Paris (Roret): 979-1298 pdf

Wesołowska W (1986) A revision of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833 (Aranei: Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 40: 1-254 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
19-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail
16-10-2014 Image insert
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail