Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   41 species

Heliophanus dunini  Rakov & Logunov, 1997


Prosoma length: 2.50 mm, prosoma width: 1.70 mm. Prosoma dark brown, ocular area black. Sternum and labium brown. Maxillae light brown. Leg I brown, legs II-IV yellow. Opisthosoma grey, dorsum with 5 white spots, venter with a pair of white spots in the front of spinnerets.


Prosoma length: 2.30 mm, prosoma width: 1.59 mm. Colouration as in males except opisthosoma: dorsum with a single white spot and venter with a pair of white longitudinal lines converging near spinnerets.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Turkey, Ukraine, Caucasus, Iran, Kazakhstan
 male  female
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.

Armenia   (Otto, 2022; Mikhailov & Propistsova, 2017) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022; Logunov, 2015) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Logunov, 2015; Danışman et al., 2024) ||| Ukraine   (Logunov, 2015) |||

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

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

Mikhailov K G, Propistsova E A (2017) On the spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) from Armenia. Arthropoda Selecta 26: 369-371 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Rakov S Y, Logunov D V (1997a) 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 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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