Spiders in New Zealand

Spiders found in New Zealand include 16 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.


16 Species Found in New Zealand

New Zealand Sightings
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Picture of Uliodon spp. (Vagrant Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Uliodon spp. (Vagrant Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cryptachaea gigantipes (White Porch Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes minor (Nursery Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Uliodon spp. (Vagrant Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Celaenia excavata (Bird-dropping Spider) - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Isopeda villosa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Poecilopachys australasia (Two-spined Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Poecilopachys australasia (Two-spined Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cyclosa trilobata (Three-lobed Spider) - Male,Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cyclosa trilobata (Three-lobed Spider) - Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cyclosa trilobata (Three-lobed Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Eriophora pustulosa (Garden Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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