Phidippus princeps

Featured spider picture The spider species Phidippus princeps belongs to the genus Phidippus, in the family Salticidae. Phidippus princeps spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Phidippus princeps includes 2 countries and 3 states in the United States. Phidippus princeps 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
  • Species: Phidippus princeps


(Peckham & Peckham, 1883)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Phidippus princeps, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 16, 2019 by Spider ID member birder89. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Phidippus princeps sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Phidippus princeps spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Phidippus princeps has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (2). Forest (1).

Location and Range

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

Phidippus princeps has also been sighted in the following states: Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee.


Phidippus princeps has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 1
  • May: 2
  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August:
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Featured Pictures

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Picture of Phidippus princeps - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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