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Arachnida

 [ah-rak´nĭ-dah]
a class of animals of the phylum Arthropoda, including 12 orders, comprising such forms as spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites.

A·rach·ni·da

(ă-rak'ni-dă),
A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata, consisting of spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, mites, ticks, and allies.
[G. arachnē, spider]

Arachnida

/Arach·ni·da/ (ah-rak´nĭ-dah) a class of the Arthropoda, including the spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites.

A·rach·ni·da

(ă-rak'ni-dă)
A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata, consisting of spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, mites, and ticks.
[G. arachnē, spider]

Arachnida

a class of animals of the phylum Arthropoda, including 12 orders, comprising such forms as spiders, scorpions, ticks and mites.
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Patterns of parental care, duration of association, and the presence of social traits found in the most social taxa of non-spider arachnids are reviewed.
Arachnid expert Paul Finnegan, who runs the Bug House at Liverpool's World Museum, says he has heard every trick in the book to try and get rid of creepy-crawlies from your home.
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The introduction covers Duncan's first forays into the world of arachnids, from his early fascination with the cobwebs at a local cobbler's ("They hung like decrepit funeral drapes from the ceiling and cascaded down corners and fluttered in crannies") to his unwitting rescue of a pool-going tarantula in Kenya ("Carrying it back home, the jar held out in front of me, I remember I had no difficulty getting a place on a notoriously crowded Nairobi bus").
Although they have eight legs, harvestmen are not spiders; they are more closely related to another arachnid, the scorpion," said author Dr Russell Garwood, a palaeontologist in the University of Manchester's School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences.
Arachnids generally have two kinds of eyes, lateral (on the side of the body) and median (near the middle of the body).
However, it would seem that the intervening months - only 11 of them - have not been kind to everyone's favourite neighbourhood arachnid.
However, 400 of the rare arachnids, reared in a special bio-secure pod at the zoo, are to be reintroduced to marshes in Suffolk.
Number of Endangered and Threatened Animals in the United States Group Threatened Endangered Total Mammals 14 69 Birds 16 76 Reptiles 24 13 Amphibians 10 14 Fish 66 73 Clams 8 63 Snails 111 25 Arachnids (spiders) 0 12 Crustaceans (shrimp, lobsters, crabs) 3 19
An alien Queen escapes its doomed planet of Arachnids.
The attack transforms Johnny from a spoiled and lovesick child into a vengeful warrior forced onto the front lines of a war of annihilation against the Arachnids.
35pm The residents of an Arizona town are forced to batten down the hatches and reach for the flame-throwers when mutant spiders are created by a toxic waste spill but the rampaging arachnids have 11'ed an insatiable appetite for human flesh.