Is the daddy long legs the most poisonous spider?

Answer A popular urban legend holds that daddy longlegs are the most poisonous spiders in the world, yet their mouths are far too small to bite into human skin. This myth is false. Two orders of long-legg... Read More »

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How many legs does a grand daddy long legged spider have?

Grand daddy long legs spiders, also called daddy long legs, have eight legs. This type of spider, called Pholcus phalangioides, comes from the class Arachnida. Animals in this class all have eight ... Read More »

Is the daddy long legs of the USA a spider?

In the USA, the arthropods known as daddy long legs are commonly confused with spiders but they are not spiders. Daddy long legs belong to the order Opiliones. These tan to brown eight-legged creat... Read More »

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Is a daddy long legs an arachnid?

The daddy-longlegs spider is member of the arachnid (Arachnida) animal class. According to the University of California, daddy-longlegs "are in their own separate Order, which is Opiliones." Other ... Read More »