Do Spiders Hibernate

Where Do Spiders Go in the Winter?

So, where do spiders go in the winter? From the over 40,000 spiders species, like argiopes or garden orb weavers only survive for a single season – they’ll die over winter but will leave their eggs in sacs ready to hatch. But tarantula or fishing spider live longer. Spiders hibernate under attics, cellars, piles of leaves, …

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Do Spiders Pee?

Do Spiders Pee? Urinate? 7 Spider FAQs

Do Spiders Pee? Animals, unlike plants, must all “urinate” despite undertaking the process in different ways. Urinating allow removal of unwanted salts, nitrogen, and also maintain water balance in their bodies. In humans, the urination process starts in the kidney while the bladder stores the urine (nitrogenous urea waste plus water) in liquid form before …

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Are Spiny Orb-Weaver Spiders Poisonous?

Are Spiny Orb-Weaver Spiders Poisonous?

The Gasteracantha (a.k.a spiny spiders, spiny orb-weavers, or spiny-backed orb-weavers) are in the orb-weaver genus of spiders. The spiders have unique spikes on their backs. The female Gasteracantha have brightly-colored spines on their shell-like, hardened, and broad abdomens. However, are spiny orb-weaver spiders poisonous?  The simple answer is, NO, Spiny Orb-Weaver Spiders are not poisonous. …

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Do Spiders Have Lungs?

Do Spiders Have Lungs??

Spiders (in the Arachnida class) are feared by humans for their poisonous bites. However, most spiders are quite harmless – denoting their great diverse family of 38,000 known species. Arachnids that closely resemble spiders include mites, ticks, and scorpions. We know that spiders don’t “sleep“, have no bones, plus have a long tubular and masculine …

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Do Spiders Have Hearts?

Do Spiders Have Hearts??

Spiders, being over 48,000  species, are an essential section of the earth ecosystem. These arthropods possess the open circulatory system that is, they lack “true blood” or veins to transport it. But, do spiders have hearts?   The simple answer is, Yes, spiders have 1 tube-like heart in its abdomen with one artery that carry …

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Do Spiders Have Brains?

Do Spiders Have Brains??

Invertebrates and vertebrates follow the Haller’s Rule when considering the body size and brain comparison. For example, the ant’s brain makes up 15% of its body mass. But, the difference is considerably bigger in spiders -m as outline din this Arthropod Structure & Development study.  Spiders are tiny arachnids that seem to be very intelligent …

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