Phidippus

Phidippus is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Phidippus spiders have been sighted 394 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Phidippus includes 2 countries and 46 states in the United States. Phidippus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1846

Sightings Overview

There have been 394 confirmed sightings of Phidippus, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 8, 2019 by Spider ID member monkeysrock. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 394 sightings because of certain Phidippus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 7% of the time, Phidippus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 345)
  • Sex: 35 female and 47 male.
  • Environment: Phidippus has been sighted 242 times outdoors, and 134 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (168). On flower (4). Low foliage (30). High foliage (4). Ground layer (19). Under rock or debris (5). Freshwater river, lake, stream (2). Saltwater (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (4). Forest (2). Desert area (3).

Location and Range

Phidippus has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Phidippus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Seasonality

Phidippus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 6
  • February: 15
  • March: 40
  • April: 62
  • May: 149
  • June: 47
  • July: 8
  • August: 4
  • September: 9
  • October: 20
  • November: 10
  • December: 8

Phidippus Species


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