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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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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2008 for the course BI 211 taught by Professor Wheat during the Spring '07 term at Linn Benton Community College.
- Spring '07