What Kingdom Are Spiders?

What Kingdom Are Spiders?

Animal

How are spiders classified?

Spiders belong to a group of animals called “arachnids”. Scorpions, mites, and ticks are also part of the arachnid family. Arachnids are creatures with two body segments, eight legs, no wings or antennae and are not able to chew. There are more than 30 000 different species of spiders.

What Kingdom is the spider a part of?

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

COMMON NAME:spiders
KINGDOM:Animalia
PHYLUM:Arthropoda
CLASS:Arachnida
ORDER:Araneae

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What is the phylum of a spider?

Arthropod

Ecdysozoa

What is the difference between a spider and an insect?

For insects, they have three pairs of legs or six legs. On the other hand, spiders have four pairs or eight legs. Spiders and insects also have a difference when it comes to their major body parts. Insects have their antennae while spiders have their pedipalpi.

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