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Marpissa is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Marpissa spiders have been sighted 6 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Marpissa includes 4 countries and 2 states in the United States. Marpissa is most often sighted during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Carl Ludwig Koch, 1846

Sightings Overview

There have been 6 confirmed sightings of Marpissa, with the most recent sighting submitted on June 6, 2018 by Spider ID member triplec. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 6 sightings because of certain Marpissa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Marpissa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 6)
  • Sex: 0 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Marpissa has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (2).

Location and Range

Marpissa has been sighted in the following countries: Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Marpissa has also been sighted in the following states: Kentucky, South Carolina.


Marpissa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 2
  • May: 3
  • June:
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Marpissa Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Marpissa spp. - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
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