Phidippus otiosus
(Canopy Jumping Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Phidippus otiosus, commonly known as Canopy Jumping Spider, belongs to the genus Phidippus, in the family Salticidae. Phidippus otiosus spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Phidippus otiosus includes 1 countries and 8 states in the United States. Phidippus otiosus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Canopy Jumping Spider

Author

Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, 1846

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Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 13, 2018 by Spider ID member lbabykat30. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Phidippus otiosus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 18% of the time, Phidippus otiosus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Phidippus otiosus has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

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

Phidippus otiosus has also been sighted in the following states: Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

Seasonality

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

  • January:
  • February: 3
  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June:
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 3
  • November: 2
  • December: 1

Featured Pictures

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