Nyssus coloripes
(Orange-legged Swift Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Nyssus coloripes, commonly known as Orange-legged Swift Spider, belongs to the genus Nyssus, in the family Corinnidae. Nyssus coloripes spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nyssus coloripes includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nyssus coloripes is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Corinnidae
  • Genus: Nyssus
  • Species: Nyssus coloripes

Other Common Names

Orange-legged Swift Spider, Spotted Ground Swift Spider, Fleet-footed Spider, Painted Swift Spider


Walckenaer, 1805

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Nyssus coloripes (Orange-legged Swift Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 23, 2019 by Spider ID member skylahjane934. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Nyssus coloripes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Nyssus coloripes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nyssus coloripes has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors:

Location and Range

Nyssus coloripes (Orange-legged Swift Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, New Zealand.


Nyssus coloripes has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
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Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

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