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Spiders

Spiders aren't insects?

Closeup photo of a spider

No, a spider is not an insect. Like an insect, it is an invertebrate and member of the Phylum Arthropoda. But spiders belong to the Class Arachnida, along with ticks, mites, scorpions, and the like Unlike insects, arachnids have only two major body sections and no antennae. One way of instantly recognizing a spider is by counting its legs; it has eight legs.

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