Can a Daddy Longlegs Spider Bite a Human?

Answer Daddy longlegs spiders are from the Pholcidae family of arachnids. Commonly found outside or in the dark corners of homes, daddy longlegs are often nicknamed the cellar spiders. Although these spid... Read More »

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Is a daddy longlegs venomous?

There are two different kinds of spider commonly identified as daddy longlegs, one the order Opiliones and the other the family Pholcidae. Of these two, the proper daddy longlegs (Opiliones), which... Read More »

Is a daddy-longlegs venomous?

The name "daddy-longlegs" is used for two different animals: the daddy-longlegs spider, a long-legged spider in the Pholcidae family, and a creature that is related to the spider, commonly called a... Read More »

Do daddy longlegs eat leaves?

Daddy longlegs, also called harvestmen, are an arachnid but not a true spider. Besides physical features, their diet differs from true spiders. Harvestmen eat other spiders, insects and decaying de... Read More »

Are daddy longlegs deadly?

The daddy long legs, or harvestman, are a group of arachnids that resemble spiders but lack venom in addition to other distinct morphological characteristics. These members of the order Opiliones f... Read More »