Taxon details

Heliophanus simplex Simon, 1868

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-01-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, China
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Heliophanus simplex Simon, 1868b: 673 (Dm).
Heliophanus simplex Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1891: 9, pl. 1, f. 26 (m, Df).
Heliophanus simplex Dahl, 1926: 45, f. 139 (m).
Heliophanus cupreus simplex Simon, 1937: 1254.
Heliophanus simplex Tystshenko, 1971: 88, f. 159 (f, elevated from subspecies).
Heliophanus simplex Miller, 1971: 144, pl. XXII, f. 5-6 (mf).
Heliophanus simplex Harm, 1971: 77, f. 50-51 (m).
Heliophanus simplex Prószyński, 1976: 186, f. 394-395 (f).
Heliophanus simplex Prószyński, 1979: 309, f. 115-116 (f).
Heliophanus simplex Wesołowska, 1986: 210, f. 601-611 (mf).
Heliophanus simplex Hu & Wu, 1989: 373, f. 288.4-5 (f).
Heliophanus simplex Fuhn & Gherasim, 1995: 140, f. 64A-E (mf).
Heliophanus simplex Metzner, 1999: 104, f. 70a-g (mf).
Heliophanus simplex Szűts et al., 2003: 50, f. 12 (f).
Heliophanus simplex IJland & van Helsdingen, 2019: 18, f. 13 (f).
Heliophanus simplex Peng, 2020: 178, f. 117a-f (mf).
Heliophanus simplex Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2022b: 288, f. 8-9 (m).

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1891). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus I. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, 170 pp., 4 Pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, M. (1926). Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea. Springspinnen (Salticidae). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 3: 1-55. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fuhn, I. E. & Gherasim, V. F. (1995). Familia Salticidae. Fauna Romaniei (Arachnida) 5(5): 1-301. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Harm, M. (1971). Revision der Gattung Heliophanus C. L. Koch (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 52: 53-79. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

IJland, S. & Helsdingen, P. J. van (2019). Update on the spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of Calabria, Italy. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 38: 8-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Metzner, H. (1999). Die Springspinnen (Araneae, Salticidae) Griechenlands. Andrias 14: 1-279. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peng, X. J. (2020). Fauna Sinica, Invertebrata 53, Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae. Science Press, Beijing, 612 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ponomarev, A. V. & Shmatko, V. Y. (2022b). A new species and new records of spiders (Aranei) in the south of European Russia. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 18(2): 287-290. doi:10.23885/181433262022182-287290 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1976). Studium systematyczno-zoogeograflczne nad rodziną Salticidae (Aranei) Regionów Palearktycznego i Nearktycznego. Wyższa Szkola Pedagogiczna Siedlcach 6: 1-260. [pdf is made from a reprint from 1979] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1979). Systematic studies on East Palearctic Salticidae III. Remarks on Salticidae of the USSR. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 34: 299-369. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1868b). Monographie des espèces européennes de la famille des Attides (Attidae Sundewall. - Saltigradae Latreille). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (4) 8: 11-72, 529-726, pl. 5-7. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1937). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 5e et derniére partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 979-1298. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Szűts, T., Szinetár, C., Samu, F. & Szita, É. (2003). Check list of the Hungarian Salticidae with biogeographical notes. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 25: 45-61. doi:10.5431/aramit2505 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tystshenko, V. P. (1971). Opredelitel' paukov evropejskoj chasti SSSR. Leningrad, 281 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wesołowska, W. (1986). A revision of the genus Heliophanus C. L. Koch, 1833 (Aranei: Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 40: 1-254. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Bosmans, R., Gloor, D., Hänggi, A., Kropf, C.: Spiders of Europe. Version 05.2018. doi: 10.24436/1

Prószyński, J. (2016). Monograph of Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2015. Part II. Global Species Database of Salticidae (Araneae). Version October 30th, 2016, online at download pdf

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-01-17 New taxonomic reference entry Ponomarev & Shmatko, 2022b n/a
2020-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Peng, 2020 n/a
2020-07-09 Species distribution update Peng, 2020 n/a (Old value)
2019-03-12 New taxonomic reference entry IJland & van Helsdingen, 2019 n/a
2015-03-17 Species distribution update Komnenov, 2014 n/a (Old value)