Salticus is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Salticus spiders have been sighted 49 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Salticus includes 8 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 49 confirmed sightings of Salticus, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 27, 2020 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 49 sightings because of certain Salticus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 2% of the time, Salticus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 43)
  • Sex: 4 female and 10 male.
  • Environment: Salticus has been sighted 28 times outdoors, and 16 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (25). 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, Sweden, 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: 4
  • March: 7
  • 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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