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Steatoda capensis Hann, 1990

female dorsal view

female lateral view

female ventral view

male dorsal view

male lateral view

male ventral view

Old names and synonyms

Teutana lepida

Steatoda lepida


St. Helena, South Africa, New Zealand

Establishment status in New Zealand


Links to:

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


Hann SW 1994. Description of four Steatoda species (Araneae, Theridiidae) found in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 21: 225-238.

Paquin P, Vink CJ, Dupérré N 2010. Spiders of New Zealand: Annotated Family Key & Species List. Lincoln, Manaaki Whenua Press: vii +118 p.

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.