Taxon details

Trite planiceps Simon, 1899

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-06-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Zealand
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Trite planiceps Simon, 1899, 1 f (9904959-141)
Taxonomic references
Salticus minax Powell, 1873: 280 (Dmf, preoccupied).
Trite planiceps Simon, 1899b: 430 (Df).
Trite planiceps Simon, 1903a: 827, f. 978.
Trite planiceps Dalmas, 1917a: 422, f. 72 (f).
Trite minax Bryant, 1935c: 67.
Trite planiceps Żabka, 1988: 473, f. 142-144 (f).
Trite planiceps Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 73, f. 44.1, 11 (f).
Trite planiceps Vink, Dupérré & McQuillan, 2011: 325, f. 1-2, 5A-F (mf).
Trite planiceps Patoleta & Żabka, 2017: 2, f. 4B, 8A,D (mf).

Bryant, E. B. (1935c). Notes on some of Urquhart's species of spiders. Records of the Canterbury Museum 4: 53-70, pl. 8-9. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dalmas, R. de (1917a). Araignées de Nouvelle-Zélande. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 86: 317-430. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Vink, C. & Dupérré, N. (2010). Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand, 118 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Patoleta, B. & Żabka, M. (2017). A new species of Trite Simon, 1885 (Araneae: Salticidae) from New Zealand, with remarks on Trite relationships and radiation. PeerJ 5(e3463): 1-19. doi:10.7717/peerj.3463 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Powell, L. (1873). On the spiders of New Zealand. Part I. Genus Salticus. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 5: 280-286. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1899b). Ergebnisse einer Reise nach dem Pacific (Schauinsland 1896-1897). Arachnoideen. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere 12(4): 411-437. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1903a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 669-1080. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vink, C., Dupérré, N. & McQuillan, B. N. (2011). The black-headed jumping spider, Trite planiceps Simon, 1899 (Araneae: Salticidae): redescription including cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 and paralogous 28S sequences. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 38(4): 317-331. doi:10.1080/03014223.2011.613939 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1988). Salticidae (Araneae) of Oriental, Australian and Pacific regions, III. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 41(14): 421-479. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

Prószyński, J. (2016). Monograph of Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2015. Part II. Global Species Database of Salticidae (Araneae). Version October 30th, 2016, online at download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-06-27 New taxonomic reference entry Patoleta & Żabka, 2017 n/a