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

Heliophanus decoratus  L. Koch, 1875

Description
Male

Femoral apophysis strongly bent, accompanied by a small triangular protuberance. Prosoma length: 1.59 mm. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma dark with 2 pairs of white spots.

Female

Epigyne posteriorly with 2 semitransparent lobes. Prosoma length: 1.62 mm.

Additional information

In dry phrygana

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Mediterranean to Iran
Phenology
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References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

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

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24(1): 33-85

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

Prószyński J (2003) Salticidae (Araneae) of the Levant. Annls zool Warsz 53: 1-180

Russell-Smith A, Allison R, Askins M, Blumsom W, Snazell R, Spilling C (2011) A provisional checklist and gazetteer of the spiders of Chios, Greece (Arachnida: Araneae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 15: 133-167

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
16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value
16-10-2014 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value
27-08-2013 Datasheet update Old value
27-08-2013 Image insert
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value