New Zealand Status: Endemic
Conservation Status: n/a
Cryptaranea atrihastula is a cryptic orb weaver spider that's found throughout New Zealand. They are small spiders, typically about 5mm long, that build elongated orbwebs that are usually parallel to a tree trunk. Their colouration varies widely.
Cryptaranea atrihastula is found in forest and bush.
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