Can a Jumping Spider Kill You?

spiderJumping spider venom is usually less severe than a bee sting. People with allergies to arthropod venom should visit a doctor if stung, however. Without treatment, an anaphylactic allergic reaction might result in death.

Where Do Jumping Spiders Live?

There are about 6,500 species of spiders known to science in the United States. Jumping spiders (Phidippus) live across Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Australia.