There are many difference between spiders and insects; for example, insects have six legs while spiders have eight, insects eat various foods while spiders primarily eat insects, insects have antennae while spiders do no... More »

Spiders are arachnids, not insects, although together with insects, they form a group called arthropods, which are animals with hard external shells and jointed legs. The main difference between spiders and insects is bo... More »

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Scorpions are neither insects nor spiders; they are distant cousins of the spider and are animals in the Scorpiones order, beneath the class Arachnida. Unlike insects that have six legs, scorpions and spiders both have e... More »

There are more than 37,000 species of spiders worldwide, and all possess the same features that unite them with other members of arachnid family, including having eight legs arranged as two sets of four as well as lackin... More »

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Water spiders, also known as diving bell spiders, eat small fish and insects that get caught in the spider's water bell. Water spiders live completely submerged under the water, only venturing to the surface occasionally... More »

Spiders are carnivorous animals, eating insects such as flies, moths, cockroaches, fleas, mosquitos and even other spiders. Some species, such as the tarantula and the Goliath bird eater, are large enough to eat small ro... More »

Spiders are carnivores that prey on insects and other spiders. Spiders will eat almost anything they can catch, including flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, bedbugs, crickets and moths. More »