Paraphidippus aurantius
(Emerald Jumping Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Paraphidippus aurantius, commonly known as Emerald Jumping Spider, belongs to the genus Paraphidippus, in the family Salticidae. Paraphidippus aurantius spiders have been sighted 12 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Paraphidippus aurantius includes 1 countries and 6 states in the United States. Paraphidippus aurantius is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Golden Jumping Spider, Emerald Jumping Spider, Emerald Jumper

Author

(Lucas, 1833)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 12 confirmed sightings of Paraphidippus aurantius (Emerald Jumping Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 26, 2018 by Spider ID member indianaspiders. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 12 sightings because of certain Paraphidippus aurantius sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 8% of the time, Paraphidippus aurantius spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 12)
  • Sex: 1 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Paraphidippus aurantius has been sighted 16 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (7). Low foliage (3). High foliage (2). Ground layer (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Paraphidippus aurantius (Emerald Jumping Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Paraphidippus aurantius has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina.

Seasonality

Paraphidippus aurantius has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

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  • April: 4
  • May: 3
  • June: 3
  • July: 2
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