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Researchers identify new species of cave-dwelling spiders!

Researchers identify new species of cave-dwelling spiders!

Califorctenus cacachilensis is in the same group of spiders (Family Ctenidae) as the notoriously highly venomous Brazilian wandering spider.

Arachnid population increases as scientists discover 50 new species of spiders in Australia!

Arachnid population increases as scientists discover 50 new species of spiders in Australia!

The research expedition was conducted on Quinkan country, near Cooktown, which is currently being considered for national heritage listing.

Spiders beat humans, whales by consuming upto 800 million tones of prey each year

Spiders beat humans, whales by consuming upto 800 million tones of prey each year

Researchers have revealed that spiders wipe out an estimated 400-800 million tonnes of prey every year, compared to an estimated 280-500 million tonnes of prey that the world's whales eat.

NASA orbiter detects small troughs growing on Mars which may become 'spiders'

NASA orbiter detects small troughs growing on Mars which may become 'spiders'

Using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data, researchers have detected cumulative growth of erosion-carved troughs that may be infant versions of larger features known as Martian "spiders".

Your arachnophobia may just rise a notch: Seven new species of Peacock spiders discovered!

Your arachnophobia may just rise a notch: Seven new species of Peacock spiders discovered!

For most people out there, more species of spiders is not exactly a piece of information that needs celebration, but the scientists are elated!

'Spiders' spotted on Mars?

'Spiders' spotted on Mars?

Recently, a shape similar to spiders has been spotted on the surface of the Red Planet when NASA spacecraft captured an incredibly close-up image.