SPIDERS, several species
Description Prey attacked
Spiders have:
  • eight legs
  • two body regions
  • no wings
  • many species are nocturnal
  • microscopic to over 3 inches long
  • Spiders feed on:
  • general insects
  • other arthropods
    all spiders are beneficial

  • striped lynx spider

    celer crab spider

    winter spider

    star bellied orb weaver

    gray dotted spider

    black and white jumping spider

    long jawed orb weaver

    ridge faced crab spider
    Photo credits: W. L. Sterling, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University