Spider Facts – Interesting Facts about Spiders

Spider Facts

Spiders have 8 legs while insects have 6.

There are about 40,000 species of spiders in the wild.

Arachnophobia, is the term used for fear of spiders.

Spiders are the largest order of Arachnids.

Insects have antennas but spiders don’t.

Most spiders make silk which they use to create webs and capture prey.

Spiders abandon their webs, and the abandoned ones are called cobwebs.

Spiders are harmless to humans, but a few species inject venom while they bite, and black widow spider is one such species.

Tarantulas are large and hairy spiders.

Golianth Birdeater is the largest species of tarantula.