tarantulajelly: nanonaturalist: A friendly c…

tarantulajelly:

nanonaturalist:

A friendly crab spider ❤️

August 26, 2018

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@vathraq Interesting question! Crabs are decapods (they have ten legs, instead of eight like arachnids). They are both arthropods, but spiders are in subphylum chelicerata, while your standard issue crabs are in subphylum crustacea. Horseshoe crabs, however, are in chelicerata with arachnids.

September 7, 2018