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T. planiceps
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Salticinae
Genus: Trite
Simon, 1885
Type species
Trite pennata
Simon, 1885

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21 species

Trite is a genus of jumping spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1885.[1] Most of the 18 described species occur in Australia and New Zealand, with several spread over islands of Oceania, one species even reaching Rapa in French Polynesia.[2]


According to the World Spider Catalog in October 2018, there were twenty one recognised species:[2]


  1. ^ Simon, E. (1885). "Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologique de la Nouvelle Calédonie". Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 29: 87–92.
  2. ^ a b World Spider Catalog (2018). "Trite Simon, 1885". World Spider Catalog. 19.5. Bern: Natural History Museum. Retrieved 13 September 2018.

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