Salticidae  Blackwall, 1841 / Heliophanus  C. L. Koch, 1833   38 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 2017): Turkey, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan
 male  female

Logunov D V (2015) Taxonomic-faunistic notes on the jumping spiders of the Mediterranean (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 24(1): 33-85

Otto S (2015) Caucasian Spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus. Version 1.4.3. 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

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, accessed on 5.10.2017

16-07-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value