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Blue Bottle Tarantula. Nothing this creepy should be a pretty shade of blue! It's just wrong!

People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh- RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Perhaps this will clarify the identity of that “thing” crawling around on your kitchen floor.

People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh- RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Perhaps this will clarify the identity of that “thing” crawling around on your kitchen floor.

Antilles Pink-Toe Tarantula - Avicularia versicolor - This arboreal tarantula belongs to the family Theraphosidae and is native to Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Caribbean Sea. It makes quite the popular pet as it is rather docile. It is able to leap 11.81" (30 cm) in length or heighth

U.S. Black Widow Spider, poisonous and dangerous. (also upside-down) << This spider actually seems to be a Red Back spider with the markings on it's back. They're easily confused with Black Widows due to the extremely similar coloring. ~Riley Arachnid

https://flic.kr/p/xT5stj | Orb weaver spider (Parawixia sp.) - DSC_3824b | ID by pedro.bio222 sgmacro.blogspot.com