Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   43 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 2021): Portugal to Italy
Figures
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| 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) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

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

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

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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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