Portia is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Portia spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Portia includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Portia 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: Portia



Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Portia, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 5, 2019 by Spider ID member sancharini. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Portia sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Portia has been sighted in the following countries: India, Indonesia.


Portia has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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

Featured Pictures

Picture of Portia spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Portia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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