General

General

Spiders belong to the kingdom Animalia and the phylum Invertebrate. This classification of spiders in to invertebrates pertains to their lack of spinal cord. They belong to the class Arachnida and order Araneae. There are about 40,000 species belonging to different families and genre based on their evolutional status. Spiders which...

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Scorpions

Scorpions

Scorpions are spineless animals with eight legs, clenching claws and constringed, segmented tail. The tail is sinuous and ends with a virulent stinger. There are one thousand and fifty two described species of scorpions, of which twenty five species possess venom which can kill human beings. Scorpions can be found in all continents...

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Acarian

Acarian

The term acarian refers to a group of invisible but microscopic creatures that are born, feed, reproduce, prey on each other, and die in a micro planet. According to a professor at the National Museum of natural history, there are currently about half a million known species of the acarian, and acarologists believe that their number...

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Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Most people who have ever seen a woodlouse would agree that the creatures seem rather odd. This discourse is designed to highlight some odd yet very interesting facts about a woodlouse. Most people will be surprised to find out that a woodlouse is not an insect but a crustacean. The bodies of woodlice consist of 14 parts, which...

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