Phidippus johnsoni
(Johnson Jumping Spider)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Johnson Jumper

Other Common Names

Johnson Jumping Spider, Red back Jumping Spider, Red backed Jumping Spider


Peckham & Peckham, 1883

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 13, 2018 by Spider ID member t9001. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Phidippus johnsoni sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Phidippus johnsoni spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Phidippus johnsoni has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
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Location and Range

Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Phidippus johnsoni has also been sighted in the following states: California.


Phidippus johnsoni has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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  • February: 1
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Featured Pictures

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