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Phidippus cardinalis
(Cardinal Jumper)

Featured spider picture The spider species Phidippus cardinalis, commonly known as Cardinal Jumper, belongs to the genus Phidippus, in the family Salticidae. Phidippus cardinalis spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Phidippus cardinalis includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Phidippus cardinalis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Cardinal Jumper


(Hentz, 1845)

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Phidippus cardinalis (Cardinal Jumper), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 2, 2020 by Spider ID member aspacemonkeyjr. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Phidippus cardinalis sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Phidippus cardinalis (Cardinal Jumper) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Phidippus cardinalis has also been sighted in the following states: Kansas, Texas.


Phidippus cardinalis has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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  • September: 1
  • October: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Phidippus cardinalis (Cardinal Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus cardinalis (Cardinal Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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