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Arachnids - Arachnida

Group Description

Arachnid means "8 legs". This group includes Spiders, Harvestmen, Pseudoscorpions and Mites. In the UK there are over 650 species of spider and new species continue to be discovered.


name latinname species sightings media image
Harvestmen Opiliones 6 15 66 image for Harvestmen
Mites acari 9 9 25 image for Mites
Psuedoscorpions Pseudoscorpionida 1 1 14 image for Psuedoscorpions
Spiders Araneae 87 297 1296 image for Spiders