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Spiders, Harvestman, Mites & Relations


 


Harvestman

Harvestmen Information (Order: Opiliones)


Harvestman ((Order Opilione}


Harvestmen (Megalopsalis species) Long-legged harvestman


Harvestman (Nuncia)


Harvestman (Phalangium opilio)



Harvestman (Soerensenella prehensor}



Mites


Mites


Mite (Gorse) Tetranychus lintearius  


Mite (Eriophyes paratrophis) Witches broom gall  


Mite (Lacebark Gall) Eriophyes hoheriae


Mite (Red) Tetranychidae 


Mites (Water mites) Unranked Hydracarina


Mite (Worm farm mite) Family:Tetranychidae


Mite (Varroa mite) Varroa destructor



Pseudoscorpions


False Scorpion (Pseudoscorpions)



Spiders


Avondale spider (Delena cancerides) Huntsman 


Bird-dropping spider (Celaenia dubia)


Bird-dropping spider (Celaenia olivacea) 


Cellar spider (Pholcus phalangioides)



Cellar spider (Pholcus species) 


Cave spider (Nelson) Spelungula cavernicola


Cobweb spider (White Porch spider) Cryptachaea gigantipes


Cobweb Spider (Cryptachaea veruculata)  


Cobweb spider (Rhomphaea urquharti)


Crab Spider (Diaea ambara)

Crab spider (Diaea spp 1)


Crab spider (Diaea spp 2)


Crab spider (Diaea spp 3)


Crab spider (Sidymella angularis)


Crab spider (Sidymella spp 1) 


Crab spider(Sidymella spp 2) 


Crab spider(Sidymella spp 3


Dew drop spiders (Argyrodes antipodiana)


Domestic spider (Achaearanea tepidariorum)


Dwarf spider (Ostearius melanopygius)  


False widow spider (Steatoda bipunctata)


False widow spider (Steatoda capensis) 


False widow spider (Unidentified) 1


False widow spider (Unidentified) 2


Fishing spider (Dolomedes dondalei)


Flattened bark spider (Hemicloea rogenhoferi)


Green spider (Viridictyna kikkawai)  


Ground spiders (Family, Gnaphosidae)


Ground spider (Intruda signata)


Ground spider (Scotophaeus pretiosus)


Ground spider (Maniho species.?)  


House spider (Grey) Badumna longinqua)  


House spider (Badumna species) 1


House spider (Badumna species) 2


Jumping spider Information.


Jumping Spider (Cyclops) Opisthoncus polyphemus


Jumping spider (Graceful-legs Lynx) Oxyopes gracilipes


Jumping spider (Golden brown) Trite auricoma


Jumping spider (Trite mustilina


Jumping spider (Holoplatys spp) Species 1


Jumping Spider (Holoplatys spp.) species 2


Jumping spider (House hoppers) Hypoblemum albovittatum


Jumping spider (Black Headed) Trite planiceps


Jumping spider (Bronze Aussie) Helpis minitabunda


Jumping spider (Trite parvula)     


Jumping spider (Unknown species) 


Katipo (Latrodectus katipo)   


Nursery spider (Dolomedes minor)


Orbweb (Photos of webs) 


Orbweb (Black) Family: Araneidae  


Orbweb (Cryptic) Family:Araneidae}     


Orbweb (Cryptic) Cryptaranea atrihastula


Orbweb (Garden) Eriophora pustulosa


Orbweb spider (Golden orb-weaver) Nephila edulis


Orbweb (Green forest) Colaranea melanoviridis,


Orbweb (Green) Colaranea verutum

Orbweb (Green) Colaranea viriditas


Orbweb spider (Genus, Eriophora)


Orbweb (Horizontal) Leucauge granulata


Orbweb (Missing Sector Orb Weaver) Zygiella x-notata


Orbweb (Silver Orb) Leucauge dromedaria


Orbweb (Three Lobed) Cyclosa trilobata


Orbweb (White-banded) Zealaranea crassa  


Orbweb spider (Unidentified)


Painted Swift Spider (Supunna picta)

 
Redback spider (Latrodectus hasseltii)  


Sac spider (Clubiona spp)


Scuttling spider (Genus:Cycloctenus) 


Seashore spider (Amaurobioides maritima)


Sheetweb spider (Cambridgea spp)


Sheetweb spider (Cambridgea foliata) 


Sheetweb spider (Cambridgea fasciata)


Sheetweb spider (Family: Linyphiidae)


Slater spider (Dysdera crocata)


Sombrero spider (Stiphidion facetum)
 


Spaceweb spider (Romphaea spp)


Stretch spider (Genus:Tetragnatha)


Spotted Ground Swift Spider (Nyssus coloripes) was Supunna picta


Tailed Forest Spider (Arachnura feredayi)


Tangle web spider (Genus: Cryptachaea)


Theridion zantholabio



Tunnelweb spider (Banded) Hexathele hochstetteri


Tunnelweb spider (Banded) Hexathele kohua)



Tunnelweb spider (Black) Porrhothele antipodiana 

Two Spined spider (Poecilopachys Australasia)  


Vagrant spider (Uliodon spp)


Vagrant spider (Uliodon albopunctatus)


Water spider (Dolomedes aquaticus)


Whitetail spiders (Lampona murina & Lampona cylindrata)


Wolf spider (Anoteropsis hilaris)


Wolfe spider (Genus: Lycosa)   


Wolf spider (Lycosidae family) 1


Wolf spider (Lycosidae family) 2




We appreciate and thank the following experts for Identifying some of these spiders.
Thanks to Phil Sirvid Curator of Te Papa's Spiders

Thanks to Cor Vink of Landcare Research NZ.. for identifying some of these spiders
Thanks to the curators of Nature Watch for their IDs
For details of a spiders anatomy visit:      http://www.bumblebee.org/invertebrates/Araneae.htm 
Biography:

Know your New Zealand Insects and Spiders J. Early
Discover New Zealand's Fascinating Spiders O. Green & M Lessiter
Which New Zealand Spider?  A Crowe
Spiders in New Zealaqnd B. Fairweather
Spiders of New Zealand R & L Forster

Web Sites on Spiders