Heliophanus is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Heliophanus spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Heliophanus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Heliophanus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of December.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Salticidae
  • Genus: Heliophanus


Carl Ludwig Koch, 1833

Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Heliophanus, with the most recent sighting submitted on February 9, 2018 by Spider ID member marcd6. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Heliophanus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Heliophanus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Heliophanus has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Heliophanus has been sighted in the following countries: Spain.


Heliophanus has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April: 1
  • May:
  • June:
  • July:
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December: 1

Heliophanus Species

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