Unidentified

Picture ID 92320

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    Igroot
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2019
  • Photographed: Jul 22, 2015
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Norway
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: No
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Arcticwolf115

Hi there this is a harvestmen witch isn’t a spider

AllykHite

You know a lot about spiders??

Arcticwolf115

I know a good amount about spider and bugs that lo like spiders that are not like havestmen.

AllykHite

What do you mean?

Arcticwolf115

There’s also many bugs with 8 legs and may look like spiders that aren’t spiders. For ex. Sun Spiders/camel spider are not spiders there actually a solifuges

AllykHite

What’s a Harvestman?

Arcticwolf115

So a harvestmen is also known as a “daddy long legs” witch aren’t a true spider

AllykHite

Like a real daddy long legs that you see everyday in your home??

Arcticwolf115

Daddy longs legs are the bug in the pic and there most likely found outside

AllykHite

That’s a really cool looking spider and a fantastic picture

TangledWeb

The ones in a house are Cellar Spiders in family Pholcidae. They are real spiders. The one in this photo is unfortunately also called “daddy long legs, ” ” Harvestmen” is another common name for it. It is in class Arachnida, but order Opiliones. Spiders are in order Araneae. Opiliones have one body segment, Spiders have two. Male Opiliones mate with their penis, spiders are more complicated. Opiliones can chew food, Spiders have to dissolve the prey’s insides and drink them. Opiliones don’t have fangs or venom, Spiders do. That sums up the main differences between the two branches of… Read more »

J_staff99

No so daddy long legs is used for various spiders and arachnids. This is a harvestman, not a harvestman spider. It is an arachnid but it is in the order Opiliones, which are not spiders. Spiders fall under the order Aranae, as I’m sure you know.

TangledWeb

https://bugguide.net/node/view/4 Here’s the taxonomic break-down of Arachnida.

J_staff99

Right, Arachnids are not necessarily spiders; opiliones are arachnids, as are aranae, which are spiders.