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arachnid
an animal with no backbone, eight legs, and a body that has two parts
types of webs
orb webs, funnel webs, triangle webs, sheet webs, and cobweb
spinnerets
the part of the spider's body that produces threads of silk
drag line
a line of silk the spider releases when walking; it can follow this line back to its orginal destination
fang
a long tooth, pointed at the end
types of arachnids
spiders, ticks, scorpions, ticks and mites
spider web
where most spiders trap their food
ballooning
a method of traveling used by spiderlings; the breeze carries them from place to place
egg sac
where spider eggs are protected
venom
the poison that spiders inject into their prey to paralyze them
poisonous spiders
black widow and brown recluse
silk
shiny, soft threads made by some insects to make webs, traps, egg sacs, and nests, for wrapping up insects, and to use as draglines
eight
the number of legs and eyes most spiders have
spider food
insects and other small animals
web
a network of fine threads that a spider spins
male spiders
usually smaller than the females
types of spiders
web builders and wandering spiders
molt
spiders shed their skin as they grow
spiderling
a baby spider
abdomen
the part of the spiders body that holds the stomach