Arachnids

The largest, the smallest, and the deadliest!

What makes an organism an arachnid?

An organism is classified as an arachnid if it meets these requirements:

>Have eight legs.

>Do NOT have antennae.

>Bodies have TWO segments called the cephalothorax (frontside), and the abdomen (backside).

>Do NOT have wings.

>Have to lay eggs.

>Have a carnivorous diet, but there are some exceptions of omnivorous diets.

>Have bilateral symmetry.

These are the largest, the smallest, and the deadliest arachnids in the world!