Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   42 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 2023): Canary Is., Algeria, Portugal, Spain
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.

Algeria   (Wesołowska, 1986) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). 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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

20-11-2023 Distribution update Detail
04-04-2017 Image insert
20-05-2014 Datasheet update Detail
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