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The spider family Salticidae, commonly known as Jumping Spiders. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Salticidae includes 53 countries and 49 states in the United States. Salticidae 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

Common Name (AAS)

Sightings Overview
There have been 1121 confirmed sightings of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 2, 202. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1121 sightings because of certain Salticidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

Web: 6% of the time, Salticidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1027)

Sex: 87 female and 195 male.

Environment: Salticidae has been sighted 747 times outdoors, and 374 times indoors.

Outdoors: Man-made structure (467). On flower (10). Low foliage (117). High foliage (33). Ground layer (62). Under rock or debris (9). Freshwater river, lake, stream (8). Saltwater (3). Open field, pasture, grassland (9). Forest (24). Desert area (5).

Location and Range:
Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq,

Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam.

Salticidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


Salticidae has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

January: 27

February: 67

March: 124

April: 197

May: 379

July: 30

June: 118

August: 37

September: 31

October: 44

November: 14

December: 33

"Some Species of Jumping Spiders" by Author John Blackwall

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