General

Spiders Photos


Introduction

Spiders are arthropod animals. There are about 40,000 species of spiders. They vary according to the size, color, behavior and presence or absence of poison.

Spiders Photos

Brachypelma auratum (Tarantula) also known as Crab Tree

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Family: Theraphosidae

Genre: Brachypelma

Species: B. auratum

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Jumping Spider

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Subphylus: Chelicerata

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Suborder: Araneomorphae

Family: Salticidae

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Black Widow (L. mactans)

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Family: Theridiidae

Genus: Latrodectus

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Water spider

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Family: Cybaeidae

Genre: Argyroneta

Species: A. aquatica

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Wolf spider

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Superfamily: Lycosoidea

Family: Lycosidae

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Camel Spider

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Solifugae