A striking red-and-white pattern on a newly-described spider's back resembles the grin worn by iconic Batman villain, the Joker.
Learn more about these fascinating arthropods as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about spiders.
Seven new species of peacock spider have been discovered in Australia, one of which was named for Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night
High-resolution video of tiny, bizarre silk structures found across the Amazon known as a silkhenge show the mysterious spider construction as never before.
A man caught a spider eating his goldfish in midair. This is creepily common among semiaquatic spiders, which live across the globe.
A man who felt a tickling and scratching sensation in his ear soon discovered something horrifying: A spider had crawled into his ear.
Susie Torres didn't expect that the strange 'swishing noise' she was hearing would turn out to have eight legs.
In southeastern Colorado, male Oklahoma brown tarantulas will soon begin their annual migration to reach the prairies where female spiders live.
When Australia got too hot and dry, which killed off forests, these woodland creatures decided to live underground.
Does the idea of a spider using its web to catapult itself at high speeds give you the willies? Then be forewarned: the triangle weaver spider (Hyptiotes cavatus) does just that.
Like the white-armored and -helmeted Stormtroopers from "Star Wars," these spiders are tough to tell apart.
What's the largest spider? The fastest? The weirdest? This list has all of your arachnid records covered.