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

Heliophanus agricola  Wesołowska, 1986


Prosoma brown or black. Prosoma length: 1.3-1.8 mm. Sternum brown. Legs brown, sometimes leg I black with markings composed of white scales. Opisthosoma brown or black, with light band at anterior margin and 1 or 2 pairs of white marks, some specimens with uniformly brown opisthosoma without markings.


Prosoma length: 2.0 mm. Colouration as in males, opisthosoma generally lighter, greyish yellow, without markings.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Algeria, Portugal, Spain
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

Schäfer M, Klimsa E (2017) Ein Beitrag zur Springspinnenfauna Spaniens mit drei Erstnachweisen für die Balearen (Araneae, Salticidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 53: 62-66 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 (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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