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𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗭𝗲𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗱 𝗞𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗽𝗼 (𝐿𝑎𝑡𝑟𝑜𝑑𝑒𝑐𝑡𝑢𝑠 𝑘𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑝𝑜)
NZ status: Legally protected, endemic
Katipo is one of only two New Zealand spiders that is legally protected under the wildlife act. Katipo are often found under drift wood on sandy beaches across New Zealand. | Email
Bryce McQuillan PhotographyKatipoLatrodectus katipoNew Zealandcoastalendemiclegally protected