Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   39 species

Heliophanus curvidens  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1872)


Prosoma length: 1.5-1.69 mm, prosoma width: 1.00-1.35 mm. Legs brown with yellow metatarsi and tarsi. Opisthosoma: dorsum brown with 3 pairs of white spots.

Body length male: 3.1-3.9 mm

Prosoma length: 1.75 mm, prosoma width: 1.25 mm. Colouration as in males, but legs lighter and opisthosoma dorsally only with one pair of white spots, dorsum bordered by a white line anteriorly and laterally.

Body length female: 4.4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Turkey, Israel to China
 male  female

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

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 (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

02-12-2014 Distribution update Old value
16-10-2014 Image insert