The body of a spider consists of two easily recognizable parts. A prosoma or cephalothorax (composed of the fused head and thorax) and the abdomen (the rear body). A narrow waist (pedicel) connects both parts. The upper side of the...
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Spiders are arachnids, not insects. Other members of the arachnid family include
scorpions, mites, ticks and harvestmen. Spiders have 8 legs while insects have ...
There is no shortage of wonderful facts about them that get them noticed either.
All spiders have 8 legs. They arthropods. Spiders spin webs that they use to ...
use silk for many purposes: to capture prey, to protect their offspring, to assist them as they move, for shelter, and to reproduce (more on that in a moment). Wolf spiders
, for example, stalk and overtake their prey, without the aid of a web. By contracting ... More »
Feb 5, 2015 ... 83 amazing spider facts, including biology, statistics, etymology, diet, venom, life
cycle, and more.
spider! Organisms that cannot move from place to place of their own accord (but
can be moved by forces of nature or by animals) and that can manufacture their ...
Facts. and. More Facts About Types of Spiders. Spiders are invertebrates, which
means they don't have backbones. These small creatures help plants ...
Oct 28, 2011 ... By Michael Miller. Miller is an animal keeper at the Smithsonian's National Zoo
who spends most of his time taking care of the animals who ...
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