Trite planiceps
(Black-headed Jumping Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Trite planiceps, commonly known as Black-headed Jumping Spider, belongs to the genus Trite, in the family Salticidae. Trite planiceps spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trite planiceps includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Trite planiceps is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Salticidae
  • Genus: Trite
  • Species: Trite planiceps

Other Common Names

Black-headed Jumping Spider


Simon, 1899

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Trite planiceps (Black-headed Jumping Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 6, 2018 by Spider ID member djb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Trite planiceps sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Trite planiceps spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Trite planiceps has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: High foliage (1).

Location and Range

Trite planiceps (Black-headed Jumping Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: New Zealand.


Trite planiceps has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

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