Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   41 species

Heliophanus koktas  Logunov, 1992


Prosoma length: 1.53 mm, prosoma width: 1.07 mm. Prosoma dark brown. Clypeus orange, covered with white hairs. Sternum greyish, with lighter margin. Maxillae, labium  and chelicerae light orange. Legs yellow, all segments except tarsi with black stripes on prolateral-ventral side and black lines on dorsal side. Opisthosoma grey with broad yellow median band, venter grey with 2 parallel yellow lines.


Prosoma length: 1.66 mm, prosoma width: 1.20 mm. Colouration somewhat lighter than in males. Prosoma light brown, eyes surrounded  with black. Clypeus orange, remaining body parts yellow. Opisthosoma: dorsum with a pair of grey longitudinal stripes composed of spots.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Russia (Europe), Kazakhstan
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev, 2022) |||

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Rakov S Y, Logunov D V (1997a) A critical review of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833, of Middle Asia and the Caucasus (Aranei Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 5(3/4): 67-104 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf