A one-of-a-kind spider from Down Under looks more like a Transylvania transplant than an Aussie, thanks to its red fangs.
Learn more about these fascinating arthropods as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about spiders.
Black widow males destroy large sections of their mates' webs in order to ward off potential rivals.
The California drought has led to some weird side effects, from a deluge of spiders and snakes to pipes being eaten by poop.
You probably already knew that spiders are extraordinary creatures when they're on land. But a new study finds that these critters are also quite remarkable when they're on the water.
Some of the most ferocious jaws in the animal kingdom belong to a creature that's rather small and quite misunderstood.
One woman's snack break turned sour this week when she reached into a bag of grapes and felt the bite of a venomous black widow spider. But black widows aren't as horrifying as you might think.
Male wolf spiders use "purring" vibrations to serenade their sweethearts, but this wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations, new research finds.
Millions of tiny spiders recently fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were covered with the creepy critters and mounds of their silky threads.
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey.
The term "daddy longlegs" can refer to three different types of bugs, and only one of them is a spider.
Garden spiders are the creators of the delicate, circular, spoked webs that are the classic image of a spider web.