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Are daddy longlegs poisonous?

I always thought that they were poisonous but their mouths were too small to bite us.... so are they?

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Daddy longlegs are poisonous but they are so small that their teeth cannot peirce the human skin.

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ok ...thanks
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No, this is a myth. I believed it for a while too.
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LOL, spiders have teeth????
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No. They are harmless :)

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alright
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They are poisonous, their fangs are just too small to penetrate.
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Yep. They are harmless, but they have fangs. They're just to small to bite. So they're pretty much harmless
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They are the most poisonous spider in existence. But, there fangs are so weak, they can't penetrate human skin.
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I think that is a made-up urban legend. No, they are not poisonous.

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could be made up...
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they are not poisonous at all: http://spiders.ucr.edu/daddylonglegs.html
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They are the most poisonous spider in the world, but yes, they are too small mouthed to bite.

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really that's interesting thanks!
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Actually it is not even close. Here are the top ten: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-10-most-poisonous-spiders?image=9
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Not true
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the most poisonous spider is the world I think or the brown recluse
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Actually, the brown recluse is third to the black widow and daddy long leg, but is one of the most dangerous, daddy long legs can't penetrate human skin and are, harmless, widows however...
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oh thanks at my school a baby black widow almost went down the back of my shirt! me and my friends never went back to that spot again
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No, I used to play with them a lot. They don't do any harm

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ya...
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mmhmmm.......
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They could get in your hair! OTH!
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I may be confusing them with another spider or bug, but I think they stink.

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Myth: Daddy-Longlegs are one of the most poisonous spiders, but their fangs are too short to bite humans
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False. For true daddy-long-legs, the opilionids, the myth quoted above is certainly false, and for the daddy-long-legs spiders it is certainly not based on known facts. See here: http://spiders.ucr.edu/daddylonglegs.html

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I learned something new today! Fascinating!
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Yes but their fangs are too small. That's why they stick to bugs instead.

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no, i dont think so

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Not really

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Every spider is poisonous. But, daddy long legs don't have big enough mouths to bite you

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Good after morning Sandra!
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Daddylong legs are not spiders. ALTHOUGH they look like spiders, they each hatch with 9 legs instead of 8.
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Never heard of that, I'll have to check it out. Interesting
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I looked for it a bit, I can't find it anywhere. Can you cite that information?
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not every spider poisonous ive gotten like 100 spider bites and nothing happened other than my wrist swelled up
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That doesn't mean you weren't affect by the spider bite, or the poison wasn't potent
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now im scared my room is like infested with spiders!
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You should probably take care of that
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im sacred of them and I ask my mom to kill one every time I see one witch is like every week
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im too scared of them and ask my mom so take care off them ( k I L L ) it wouldn't let me write that it said its too colorful and I see them every week
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No, they are not poisonous to humans. Here are some dangerous ones though: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-10-most-poisonous-spiders?image=9

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they are too
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Just researched this on wikipedia and it said that a daddy long leg can bite you and that their venom isn't as potent as a black widows or brown recluse. Look it up, very interesting!!!!

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look on bing too
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Yes but it can't peruse skin

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Yes but they're to tiny to actually do any damage.

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they aren't tiny
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They aren't really harm to humans, but they are to bugs

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they don't bite so they can't harm you
they are also arachnids
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Actually, all spiders are poisonous, but that doesn't mean we're effected by all prisons. As for daddy longlegs, I am not sure if they're poisonous because they're not Arachnids, but opilionids. But the longlegs' fangs cannot pierce the skin, so their poisoning cannot hurt. Daddy longlegs rarely bite anyways.

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all spiders aren't poisonous I have gotten like 100 bites and the only thing that's ever happen was my wrist swelled up a little and turned red
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You didn't read the whole answer. They all are poisonous, but that doesn't mean we're all effected by them.
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ikr but they don't bite at all
and they are arachnids!
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Daddy longlegs aren't arachnids. Spiders and Scorpions are arachnids. A longleg is not an arachnid because it is not a spider. A spider has a head and an abdomen while a longleg has only one body part. Therfore it is classified as an opilionid.
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wrong
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I don't care if you want to be stubborn about your ways of thinking, but I am right and am not influenced by your remarks. It would help if you told me why I am wrong.
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Ohhh.. I hate daddy longlegs! But they are only poisonous to bugs; their mouths aren't big enough to bite humans. They're still icky, though.

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ikr and they aren't bugs look on bing.com
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They rarely bite humans unless you are trying to kill it.

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wrong they don't bite at all! Look on bing.com
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They are one of the most poisonous insects they would be the most poisonous spider but there not spiders and there teeth are to small to pierce human skin

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there not insects insects have 6 legs spiders have 8 look at one and count the legs!
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or just look on bing
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I heard they were but don't bite.

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right most people don't even know
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not at all

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the are one of the most poiseness spiders in the world but the cannot bit unless you hold it the wrong way

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right but wrong
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look on bing they can't bite you
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no

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I don't even like talking about spiders.

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okay why did you answer
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My small effort in life to make everybody else realize that spiders are All very Bad!
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No, but they are scary and creepy as heck!! lol

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wrong look on bing
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They do have venom but it isn't very affective to humans unlike the black widow's poison.

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wrong look on bing!
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poisonous aint the word its venomous and 9 chances out of 10 they will not hurt you ive picked up many they can sting but it really feels weak like someone touching you lightly with finger tip they cant hurt you my dad is an expert in that category

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apparently he isn't look on bing
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Absolutely. Daddy long legs are referred to as the most poisonous spiders on the earth. Although, they have fangs, their mouths are to small to bite. So while being very poisonous and psychologically harmful, are really just harmless. But that doesn't Change strong fear of them.

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*my strong fear of them
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your right where did you get to learn that? i got it off of bing
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No they're completely harmless the only "poisonous" spiders in north america are the black widow and brown recluse.

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no

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i looked it up and daddy long legs dont have poison or venom glands in their bodies. it is apparently a myth that daddy long legs are poisonous, just not big enough to harm humans.

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wrong look on bing!
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Daddy long legs are poisonous. Their fangs just aren't long enough to pierce through human skin.

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your right look on bing to see your right!
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they are the most poisonous spider in the world I think but their mouths are so small they can't bite.

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Your Right To see that your right look on bing!
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no....its fun to play with them.....just like little ants:D

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they are poisonus look on bing!
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ók then i didnt know.. ok
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Yes, even though daddy long legs teeth are too small to bite you they can still poison you!

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the daddy longleg is the most harmless insect ever. the myth that they are poisonous but too small to bite is completely false. they have no venom glands whatsoever, and are in fact not even spiders.
I believe this myth derives from their great hunting skills, even though they have no venom. go ahead and eat one if you want! they are completely harmless to people.

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