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Family Salticidae, Trite planiceps
Small jumping spider, body length approx 6mm and at rest it had its fore legs outstretched another 6mm. Staccato movements. Large chelicerae for its size. Trite planiceps is a common jumping spider endemic to New Zealand and one of about 150 species of jumping spiders in New Zealand.
Came to visit us in our accommodation in the forest in Te Mata, New Zealand
Thank you to Jill Black for the ID!
Spotted on Mar 25, 2013
Submitted on Mar 29, 2013
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