Spiders in New Zealand

Spiders found in New Zealand include 11 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in New Zealand are not bound by the territorial lines decided on by humans, therefore their distribution is subject to change. Occasionally, spiders can be found well outside of their known range due to being intentionally or accidentally transported by humans in cars, luggage, and other belongings.


11 Species Found in New Zealand

New Zealand Sightings
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Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Badumna longinqua (Grey House Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Uliodon spp. (Vagrant Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Diaea ambara - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Trite auricoma (Golden Brown Jumping Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Trite parvula (House Hopper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda capensis (False Katipo Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes minor (Nursery Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nyssus coloripes (Orange-legged Swift Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes minor (Nursery Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Novaranea queribunda - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Backobourkia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Ventral,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Uliodon spp. (Vagrant Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Uliodon spp. (Vagrant Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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