Topic: Other online spider resources
Is part of topic Spiders of New Zealand
There are many web pages on spiders out there, although very little on New Zealand spiders. Perhaps the best site to start with is The Arachnology Home Page as this site includes an impressive list of links to spiders from other parts of the world.
You may notice that a number of the species covered on Te Papa's website are Australian species that have become established in New Zealand. If you would like to know more about these spiders in the context of their native Australia, here are some links to Australian spider websites:
Spiders of New Zealand and their Worldwide Kin. Forster, R.R. & Forster, L.M. 1999. University of Otago Press. 270 pp.
Which New Zealand Spider? Crowe, A.2007. Penguin Books. 64 pp.
Know Your New Zealand Insects and Spiders. Early, J.W. 2009. New Holland Press (NZ). 176 pp.
Spiders of New Zealand: Annotated Family Key & Species List. Paquin, P., Vink, C.J. & Dupérré, N. Manaaki Whenua Press. 118 pp.
A Photographic Guide to Spiders of New Zealand. Vink, C.J. & McQuillan, B. New Holland Press. 120 pp.
Find additional information about this topic at these sites
- Landcare Research's bug identification site, including a few spiders not covered on this website
- Museum of Victoria spiders page
- Queensland Museum spiders page
- Australian Museum's spider page
- Website of the International Society of Arachnology
- The World Spider Catalog
- Spiders of New Zealand