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Any arachnid of the order Araneae, having a body divided into a cephalothorax with eight legs, two poison fangs, and two feelers as well as an unsegmented abdomen with several spinnerets that produce the silk used to make nests, cocoons, or webs for trapping insects.

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Animals; Spiders

De tarantula is 's werelds grootste spin met een lang harig lijf en dito poten Hij stamt af van de spinnenfamilie Theraphosidae Er leven ten minste elf verschillende soorten tarantula's op de wereld ...


Animals; Spiders

Het achterste gedeelte van de tywee grote delen van het lijf van een spin


Animals; Spiders

A new species of arachnid discovered in Yosemite National Park on September 30th, 2010, the pseudoscorpion is completely blind and, instead of a stinger at the end of its tail, has poisonous, ...

Book lung

Animals; Spiders

An air-filled cavity, containing stacks of blood-filled leaves, opening on the underside of the abdomen.

Book lungs

Animals; Spiders

The respiratory pouches of the arachnids, filled with closely packed sheets or folds to provide maximum surface for aeration; believed to be modified, insunk gills.


Animals; Spiders

A comb-like series of hairs on metatarsus IV of cribellate spiders


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The exoskeletal covering, or shell, over the dorsal (upper) surface of the cephalothorax.

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