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Latrodectus hasseltii Thorell, 1870

female dorsal view

female lateral view

female ventral view

male dorsal view

male lateral view

male ventral view

Old names and synonyms

Latrodectus ancorifer
Latrodectus cinctus
Latrodectus hasselti ancorifer
Latrodectus hasselti aruensis
Latrodectus hasselti indicus
Latrodectus indicus
Latrodectus scelio
Latrodectus scelio indicus
Latrodectus mactans hasselti


Australia, Papua New Guinea, Japan, New Zealand

Establishment status in New Zealand


Links to:

- taxonomic page;
- image gallery (female/male).


Platnick NI 2013. The world spider catalog, version 14.0. American Museum of Natural History, online at http://research.amnh.org/entomology/spiders/catalog/index.html DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001.

Vink CJ, Sirvid PJ, Malumbres-Olarte J, Griffiths JW, Paquin P, Paterson AM 2008. Species status and conservation issues of New Zealand's endemic Latrodectus spider species (Araneae : Theridiidae). Invertebrate Systematics 22: 589-604.