Apricia jovialis
(Jovial Jumping Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Apricia jovialis, commonly known as Jovial Jumping Spider, belongs to the genus Apricia, in the family Salticidae. Apricia jovialis spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Apricia jovialis includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Apricia jovialis is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Salticidae
  • Genus: Apricia
  • Species: Apricia jovialis

Other Common Names

Jovial Jumping Spider, Jupiter Jumping Spider


(L. Koch, 1879)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Apricia jovialis (Jovial Jumping Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 6, 2020 by Spider ID member mrtech. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Apricia jovialis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Apricia jovialis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Apricia jovialis has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Apricia jovialis (Jovial Jumping Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Apricia jovialis has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

  • January:
  • February: 1
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  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December: 1

Additional Remarks

Type species.

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