Insects and other creepy crawlies have extremely long family histories. Here are some bugs with impressively long lineages.
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
A lot of the fear surrounding spiders is based on myths, not facts, according to the experts who study these eight-legged creatures.
Famed for its excellent vision and pouncing skills, has long been an enigma to neurobiologists.
These spiders have super leg-spans and cunning attitudes to match their size.
Known as the South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi), the colossal arachnid is the world's largest spider.
Spiders get a personality boost from hanging out with the same group day in and day out, new research finds.
A study of thousands of blacklegged ticks showed that the tiny arachnids would more often than expected deliver two diseases at once.
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