Your questions answered by arachnid enthusiasts. Below you will find Spider ID’s most frequently asked questions by category. Spider ID is an ever growing, interactive online application, with new features regularly being developed and released. One of those features currently in development is an interactive Q&A, where registered members can submit questions for the community to help answer. This feature is currently planned for 2018. You can visit our about page for more information on the current Spider ID feature list, as well new features planned for the future.
General Spider Questions
- What is a spider?
- How do I identify a spider?
- What is the world’s largest spider?
- How many eyes do spiders have?
- How long do spiders live?
- How are spiders helpful to people and the planet?
- What kind of animals eat spiders?
- How do spiders produce silk?
- Why do spiders spin webs?
- How do spiders create webs?
- How long does it take a spider to build a web?
- How strong is a spider web?
- Why is spider silk sticky?
- What else do spiders use silk for?
- What is the most venomous spider in the world?
- How do I treat a spider bite?
- What do spider bites look like?