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Family: Uloboridae

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Arthropoda > Arachnomorpha > Cheliceriformes > Chelicerata > Euchelicerata > Arachnida > Araneae > Araneomorpha

Uloborus plumipes. [image N. Larsen ]

The only family of spiders without venom production.

Text and images by Norman Larsen