Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Phidippus californicus

Arrow spider - Phidippus californicus - female Jumping Spider - Phidippus californicus Bitter Lake Spider - Phidippus californicus Phidippus? - Phidippus californicus Phidippus with lunch - Phidippus californicus Salticid - Phidippus californicus Immature Phid - Phidippus californicus - female Immature Phid - Phidippus californicus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)
Genus Phidippus
No Taxon (otiosus group)
Species californicus (Phidippus californicus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Images submitted from Alaska and New Brunswick are most likely accidental adventives transported in produce.
Print References
Internet References
Diagnostic drawings and range map from the Jumping Spiders of the World website (
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Jumping Spiders of the Genus Phidippus (Araneae: Salticidae)
G. B. Edwards, Ph.D. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.