Learn more about these fascinating arthropods as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about spiders.
A new study shows that invasive Joro spiders are surprisingly "urban tolerant," which could enable them to take over cities and other urban areas across the U.S. East Coast.
Diving bell spiders are also weird when it comes to sex, with males occasionally gobbling up females in reverse sexual cannibalism.
A newly discovered species of sea spider was pulled up from more than 1,800 feet below the surface of Antarctica's Ross Sea.
The Brazilian wandering spider, also called the banana spider, is one of the planet's most venomous spiders.
Winning images from The Nature Conservancy's 2023 Global Photo Contest include a wolf spider in a Maryland park with a hat made of her own babies.
When times get lean, male spiders may cheat more when wooing females by offering them worthless gifts of leftovers or dry leaves, rather than tasty food.
"While it is not uncommon to encounter insects parasitized by 'zombie' fungi in the wild, it is a rarity to witness large spiders succumbing to these fungal conquerors," said evolutionary biologist Roberto García-Roa, who took the photograph.
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