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Unformatted text preview: other structures. They can also bear modified lungs called book lungs. • They bear six pairs of appendages (chelicerae, pedipalps, and four pairs of walking legs) • Spiders use their fang-like chelicerae, which are equipped with poision glands to attack prey. • Ticks carry organisms that can cause serious diseases in humans such as Lyme disease. Anatomy DID YOU KNOW? Spiders eat spiders. Females sometime eat their mates during mating; other spiders will eat other species of spiders. In some countries spiders are a delicacy; they taste nutty and sticky....
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- Spring '07
- Spider, Arachnid, spiders, Chelicerata