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The term "banana spider" actually refers to three different types of spiders; the Brazilian wandering spider which is poisonous, the golden silk orb-weaver which is not poisonous, and the Argiope appensa which is also no...

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The banana spider preys upon a wide variety of smaller insects that include flies, stink bugs, wasps, mosquitoes, bees, butterflies and moths. Some banana spiders have also been observed eating dragonflies and beetles. T...

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Spiders do not lay eggs inside bananas. The idea that spiders lay eggs inside bananas is an urban legend. On rare occasions, spider egg sacks are found on the outside of bananas, and adult tropical spiders are also somet...

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There are more than 37,000 species of spiders worldwide, but they all share the same basic features, including eight legs, two body segments (the cephalothorax and abdomen), an exoskeleton, silk glands and fangs. They be...

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All spiders have eight legs. Spiders also possess a pair of shorter limbs called the pedipalps, that in males serve as sex organs. Spider legs contain seven distinct segments.

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Portia spiders are jumping spiders belonging to the genus Portia. There are 17 species. Portia spiders use a wide variety of hunting techniques and learn new hunting tactics rapidly using a trial-and-error approach.

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