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

Heliophanus dampfi  Schenkel, 1923


Tibial apophysis with one robust, hook-shaped and one short, pointed process. Embolus short and robust. Epigynal pit with V-shaped indentation posteriorly. Prosoma black, shiny metallic. Legs light yellow. Opisthosoma black, shiny metallic.

Body length male: 3.0-3.2 mm
Body length female: 3.0-3.2 mm
Additional information

in raised bogs in the mountains

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia
 male  female

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13-10-2017 Distribution update Old value
16-10-2014 Image insert