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Arachnid

(Science: biology) An organism of the class arachnida in the kingdom Animalia. For example: a spider.


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biohazard: are you sure, that * people in e.g. Africa or elsewhere are afraid of (non-venomous) arachnids etc.? * native/primitive? because of lack of correct English word, I mean people who live in wild nature like Indians in Amazonia or the people in Africa, which I ...

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by biohazard
Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:07 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is arachnophobia genetic?
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Is arachnophobia genetic?

biohazard: are you sure, that * people in e.g. Africa or elsewhere are afraid of (non-venomous) arachnids etc.? * native/primitive? because of lack of correct English word, I mean people who live in wild nature like Indians in Amazonia or the people in Africa, which I don't ...

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by JackBean
Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is arachnophobia genetic?
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... is also a trait that includes a strong genetic element in addition to the definite need to learn it. "Irrational" fear of (non-venomous) arachnids, snakes, insects and all other things out there is such a worldwide phenomenon that it almost certainly has also a genetic basis. It is only ...

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by biohazard
Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:45 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is arachnophobia genetic?
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Re: Have you seen Arachnida with 6 legs?

Arachnids belonging to the orders Acari and Ricinulei do go through a hexapodal larval stage. However, all healthy non-mutant adult arachnids have 8 legs. http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/38737_450826890189_755040189_6521060_4006092_n.jpg ...

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by Maxorz
Sat May 07, 2011 9:27 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Have you seen Arachnida with 6 legs?
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How would nonprimate people's lifespans differ from humans'?

... vary very much, but in general they can live quite long, some very long. So these could actually be the longest-living species if you so wish. Arachnids and insect species would probably be clearly the most short-lived ones, but they would be born very "mature", so their time as an ...

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by biohazard
Mon May 24, 2010 7:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How would nonprimate people's lifespans differ from humans'?
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