Plexippus paykulli
(Pantropical Jumper)

Featured spider picture The spider species Plexippus paykulli, commonly known as Pantropical Jumper, belongs to the genus Plexippus, in the family Salticidae. Plexippus paykulli spiders have been sighted 23 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Plexippus paykulli includes 7 countries and 5 states in the United States. Plexippus paykulli is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Pantropical Jumper

Author

(Audouin, 1826)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 23 confirmed sightings of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 15, 2019 by Spider ID member captainmegan. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 23 sightings because of certain Plexippus paykulli sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 9% of the time, Plexippus paykulli spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 23)
  • Sex: 4 female and 11 male.
  • Environment: Plexippus paykulli has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 16 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (5). Low foliage (2).

Location and Range

Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) has been sighted in the following countries: Cape Verde, India, Israel, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, United States.

Plexippus paykulli has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, Texas.

Seasonality

Plexippus paykulli has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February:
  • March: 5
  • April: 4
  • May: 10
  • June:
  • July:
  • August:
  • September: 1
  • October: 2
  • November:
  • December:

Additional Remarks

Type species.


Featured Pictures

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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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