High Eyelashed Jumping Spider

Phidippus mystaceus
Phidippus mystaceus
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Phidippus mystaceus is a species of jumping spider that is found in [[North America](INDIA)]. Females grow to about 1 cm in body length.

High Eyelashed Jumping Spider

Phidippus mystaceus

Is High Eyelashed Jumping Spider harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Arachnida
order: Araneae
family: Salticidae
genus: Phidippus


The species name is derived from the Ancient Greek mystax, meaning "moustache", which the females of this species feature. An older synonym of the species is P. asinarius, referring to the markings above the eyes that look similar to donkey ears.

Further reading

- Roach, S.H. (1988). Reproductive periods of Phidippus species (Araneae, Salticidae) in South Carolina. Journal of Arachnology 16:95-101. PDF