Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Helpis  Simon, 1901   1 species

Helpis occidentalis  Simon, 1909

Additional information

This species of Australian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did not yet establish.

  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Australia. Introduced to Britain
Distribution List
United Kingdom   (Logunov & Popovici, 2021) |||

Gardzińska J (1996) New species and records of Astieae (Araneae: Salticidae) from Australia and Papua New Guinea. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 39: 297-305 pdf

Logunov D V, Popovici G (2021) On two new non-native species of spiders (Araneae: Salticidae and Titanoecidae) from the United Kingdom. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 152: 5-6 pdf

Wanless F R (1988) A revision of the spider group Astieae (Araneae: Salticidae) in the Australian region. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 15: 81-172 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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