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 13 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Plexippus paykulli includes 5 countries and 2 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 13 confirmed sightings of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 14, 2018 by Spider ID member bigbran05. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 13 sightings because of certain Plexippus paykulli sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 8% of the time, Plexippus paykulli spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 13)
  • Sex: 2 female and 7 male.
  • Environment: Plexippus paykulli has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 9 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4).

Location and Range

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

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

Seasonality

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

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

Additional Remarks

Type species.


Featured Pictures

Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Eyes,Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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