Tarantulas and Their Relatives: Mygalomorphs

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Trapdoor Spiders
Ctenizidae
Trapdoor Spiders
Cyrtaucheniidae
Tarantulas
Theraphosidae

Spiders that make sheet or funnel webs.

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Agelenidae
Funnel Weavers
Linyphiidae
Sheetweb Weavers
Oecobiidae

 

 

Spiders that make circular or round webs, either vertical or horizontal.

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Orbweavers
Araneidae
Orbweavers
Araneidae
Long-jawed
Orbweavers
Tetragnathidae

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 Hackled
Orbweavers
Uloboridae

 

 

 

Spiders that make messy tangled webs.

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Amphinectidae
Desidae
Dictynidae
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Filistatidae
Pholcidae
Daddy Long Legs
Plectreuridae

 

No web, large eyes, active hunters.

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Wolf Spiders
Lycosidae
Wolf Spiders
Lycosidae
Wolf Spiders
Lycosidae
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Jumping Spiders
Salticidae
Jumping Spiders
Salticidae
Jumping Spiders
Salticidae

 

No webs, 6 normal eyes, active hunters.

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Sow Bug Killer
Dysderidae
Sow Bug Killer
Dysderidae
Recluse Spiders
Sicariidae
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Recluse Spiders
Sicariidae
Spitting Spiders
Scytodidae
Spitting Spiders
Scytodidae

 

No webs, front legs longer than usual, crab-like.

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Crab Spiders
Thomisidae
Crab Spiders
Thomisidae
Running Crab Spiders
Philodromidae
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Running Crab Spiders
Philodromidae
Giant Crab Spiders
Sparassidae
Giant Crab Spiders
Sparassidae
     
     

No webs, eyes arreanged more or less in circle rather than in rows, scattered large spies on legs, Lynx Spiders, Family Oxyopidae.

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Green Lynx Spider
Green Lynx Spider
Hamataliwa
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Striped Lynx Spider
Western Lynx Spider
Western Lynx Spider