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Spiders are arachnids.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider

Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with ... Unlike insects, spiders do not have antennae. In all except the  ...

www.kidzone.ws/lw/spiders/facts01.htm

Arachnids are creatures with two body segments, eight legs, no wings or antennae and are not able to chew. Many people think that spiders are insects but they ...

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Oct 19, 2012 ... It's almost time for Halloween, when all self-respecting little ghosts, goblins and ghouls take a special interest in spiders. We saw this little ...

www.burkemuseum.org/blog/myth-spiders-are-insects

Oct 20, 2015 ... Anyway, spiders belong to the Class Arachnida, insects to the Class Insecta. Arachnids are as distant from insects, as birds are from fish.

australianmuseum.net.au/what-are-spiders

Sep 25, 2015 ... Spiders are arachnids not insects, but both spiders and insects belong to the largest group of animals on Earth, the arthropods (Ancient Greek: ...

www.venomousspiders.net/arespidersinsects.htm

The first thing to learn is that spiders are not insects. Spiders have eight legs, while insects have six legs. There are a number of other differences too.

arachnoboards.com/threads/are-spiders-bugs-yes-or-no.209689

No, Spiders are not bugs. They're arachnids. Technically, spiders are not bugs since they are arachnids not insects. Technically only certain ...

socratic.org/questions/is-a-spider-a-mammal-or-an-insect

Apr 18, 2016 ... Neither An insect has six legs, while spiders have eight. A mammal produces milk, while spiders do not. Therefore, a spider is neither an insect ...

www.quora.com/Are-spiders-considered-insects

Spiders are arthropods, so they have a common ancestor with insects. However, crustaceans are more closely related to insects than spiders for example, while ...