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

Heliophanus forcipifer  Kulczyński, 1895

Description
Male

Prosoma length: 1.50 mm, prosoma width: 1.07 mm. Prosoma dark brown, ocular area black. Sternum grey. Legs dark brown with light lateral longitudinal stripes, metatarsi and tarsi yellow. Opisthosoma grey.

Female

Prosoma length: 1.87 mm, prosoma width: 1.36 mm. Colouration as in males, but paler.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Occurrence in the Caucasus needs to be verified (Otto, 2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Central Asia, Iran
Phenology
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Figures
References

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Rakov S Y, Logunov D V (1997) A critical review of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833, of Middle Asia and the Caucasus (Aranei Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 5(3/4): 67-104

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
16-10-2014 Image insert