Salticus is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Salticus spiders have been sighted 47 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Salticus includes 7 countries and 14 states in the United States. Salticus 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: Salticus


Pierre André Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 47 confirmed sightings of Salticus, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 17, 2019 by Spider ID member j_staff99. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 47 sightings because of certain Salticus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 2% of the time, Salticus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 41)
  • Sex: 4 female and 10 male.
  • Environment: Salticus has been sighted 27 times outdoors, and 15 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (24). Low foliage (1). High foliage (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Salticus has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Germany, Romania, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Salticus has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin.


Salticus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 3
  • March: 6
  • April: 3
  • May: 17
  • June: 14
  • July:
  • August:
  • September: 2
  • October:
  • November:
  • December:

Salticus Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Salticus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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