Spiders are abundant (over 1,000,000 individuals per acre in a grassy field) and can be found almost anywhere from the bedroom closet to the 22,000 foot level on Mt. Everest. There are about 2,500 different species in North America.
The Arachnological Hub A complete list of Spider pages. Arachnida. The class Arachnida contains such animals as spiders, ticks and mites. Jumping Spiders An Introduction to the Jumping Spiders. The Spider-Man Home Page. Read all about the comic book character. Common Spiders found around homes and buildings. The Tarantula Page. A tarantula is a hairy, long-legged, long-lived spider found mostly in warm regions. Learn more than you want to know about it here. Brown Recluse Spiders. The brown recluse spider is not aggressive and most bitten people have directly contacted the spider when putting on clothing or shoes not used for long periods of time. Spiders. If you are a student in grades 4-6 and you are looking for information on spiders to create a project, you are looking in the right place! A Spider Named Spot. A classroom project! Spider Image. Nice picture of a spider from the Smithsonian in .gif format. Spider Image 2. Another nice picture of a spider from the Smithsonian in .gif format.