The number of known tarantula species in the American Southwest has just doubled, and includes an all-black spider from Folsom Prison named Johnny Cash.
A male daddy longlegs spider’s amorous moment some 99 million years ago in modern-day Burma was captured forever.
Female preference drives the development of ostentatious traits in males.
Knowing which species of spider built a web in a certain area, as well as what it feasted on, are important pieces of information for researchers.
Researchers marvel at the evolutionary convergence, even as they're not sure what purpose the color serves.
According to experts, the spiders' presence is actually a good thing.
The new arachnid was discovered in its underground lair, a limestone cave.
The semi-aquatic fen raft spider, once nearly extinct in the region, is seeing benefits from a relocation program.
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