Trite planiceps
(Black-headed Jumping Spider)

Picture ID 8841

Picture of Trite planiceps (Black-headed Jumping Spider)

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Photo taken in our bush.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Jumping Spider, maybe Trite planiceps. There are several other species in the genus listed for New Zealand, I’ll have take a closer look when I have the time.
http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-henui-group/spiders/jumping-spider-2.html

Storminateacup1

yes ,not really they would run away. no. their not poisonous.

ItsyBitsy

Like most spiders they have venom but are not known to be of medical significance, everyone’s immune system is different though. They’re unlikely to bite except in self defense, for instance if trapped against the skin. I’m not familiar with pulling out venom.

ItsyBitsy

Filed. 🙂