Pest Guides

Zebra Spider

Salticus scenicus


Zebra Spider  | Rentokil Pest Control Zambia
  • Adult – body length excluding legs 5-6mm. Body black/white stripes. Legs are short, robust and hairy.


  • Females stay with the egg sacs and guard the newly hatched young. The spiderlings leave the mother after their second moult.


  • Found in houses and gardens.
  • They hunt their prey, so do not produce a web.
  • Often seen jumping.