Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   38 species

Heliophanus apiatus  Simon, 1868

Description
Male

Prosoma dark brown or black, with metallic sheen, thoracic part covered with few white hairs. Sternum black. Legs dark brown, sometimes with white scales at bases of segments. Opisthosoma dark brown or black, anterior margin with narrow white band and 2 pairs of white marks.

Body length male: 3.9 mm
Female

Colouration as in males, except legs yellow and opisthosoma sometimes with very distinct white marks.

Body length female: 4.8 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Portugal to Italy
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References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Lissner J (2016c) A small study of the Corsican spider and pseudoscorpion fauna (Araneae, Pseudoscorpiones). Nieuwsbrief SPINED 36: 5-15

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Schäfer M (2015) Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna der Balearen mit dem Erstnachweis von Heliophanus stylifer für Europa (Araneae, Salticidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 49: 62-67

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

Wesolowska W (1986) A revision of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833 (Aranei: Salticidae). Annls zool Warsz 40: 1-254

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
28-12-2016 Datasheet update Old value
28-12-2016 Distribution update Old value
01-07-2015 Distribution update Old value
16-10-2014 Datasheet update Old value
16-10-2014 Image insert
09-07-2013 Distribution update Old value