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General Arachnid Sites
Arachnology Home Page
Gateway to more than 1000 links to arachnological (spiders,
scorpions, mites and ticks) sites, administered by Herman Vanuytven.
Information on the many types of arachnids, both living and
fossilized, from the University of California, Berkeley Museum of Paleontology.
Mites, Ticks &
Britannic.com's article describing the general characteristics and suborders
An Ohio State University Fact Sheet listing the mites that annoy
humans, with brief descriptions of their characteristics and behaviors.
Information on the Biology of Ticks
General information on both the soft and hard tick families
from the Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis.
Pictures of many different tick species from the Iowa State
University, Entomology Department.
Basic facts about the Harvester order, commonly known as Daddy-Longlegs,
with many color photographs of different species, from Ed Nieuwenhuys.
Britannica.com's in-depth article on the characteristics of the
scorpion and the world's many scorpion species.
Information on range, habitat, description, behavior, life cycle
and venom of the scorpion from DesertUSA.
General Spider Sites | Venomous Spiders | Tarantulas | Other
General Spider Sites
Spiders In and Around the House
Detailed information with pictures about the types of spiders
commonly found where we live from the Ohio State University Extension.
General information on the spider family, detailed information
and photographs of problem spiders and other common spiders from the
Washington State University Cooperative Extension.
Thumbnail images of 28 species of spiders that provide detailed
information and links to each species in specific regions from eNature.com.
Spiders from Europe, Australia & Some Immunology
Colorful pictures and drawings with detailed information on
the anatomy, physical abilities and behavior of the spider from Ed Nieuwenhuys
and Craig Slawson, Council member of the British Arachnological Society.
Rod Crawford, Curator of Arachnids, at the Burke Museum at
the University of Washington has designed this web site of spider myths
and facts. It also includes a list of web resources on arachnids.
Geography, description, behavior, habitat and other detailed
information about this venomous spider from DesertUSA.
Basic facts about the tarantula from the Ohio State University
National Geographic's introduction to the anatomy, life cycle
and different species of the tarantula.
Range, habits and lifecycle of this fearsome looking spider
Diagram and description of tarantula anatomy from EnchantedLearning.com.
Basic information on how to identify and locate wolf spiders
provided by Gail E. Stratton, Rhodes College.
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