Emerald Jumper Paraphidippus aurantius (Lucas, 1833)  Synonyms: Eris aurantia.

Status:

An eastern species found in riparian woodlands and open habitats.

Description:

One of very few common spider species in our area that regularly appears bright green (Bradley, 2013).

There are 38 records in the project database.

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A female Emerald Jumper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Emerald Jumper in Howard Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/1/2018). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Howard Co., Maryland (7/4/2014). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/5/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/5/2015). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Emerald Jumpers in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/23/2016). See photo explanation here: http://peckhamia.com/peckhamia/PECKHAMIA_144.1.pdf Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/18/2015). Verified by Laura P./BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Carroll Co., Maryland (6/6/2014). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/25/2018). Determined by Jeff Hollenbeck and Chad Heins via BugGuide. Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

A female Emerald Jumper in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/6/2007). Determined by Jay Barnes/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/21/2014). Determined by Chad Heins/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A male Emerald Jumper in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/4/2008). Determined by Jay Barnes/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/28/2014). Determined by Chad Heins/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

An Emerald Jumper in Howard Co., Maryland (7/7/2019). Determined by Steve Scholnick and Chad Heins via BugGuide. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

A female Emerald Jumper with prey in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Determined by Chad Heins/Bugguide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A female Emerald Jumper with prey in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Determined by Chad Heins/Bugguide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A female Emerald Jumper with prey in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Determined by Chad Heins/Bugguide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A female Emerald Jumper with prey in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Verified by Chad Heins/Bugguide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)


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