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The resources on this page are designed for research, reference and use by the public, interested amateurs and professional colleagues.
Nearly all of the widespread assumptions and "general knowledge" about spiders is false!
Additional information and links relating to Spider Myths.
The Scarabs is the Seattle area's club for insect and arachnid enthusiasts. Membership is open to all. Monthly meetings take place at the Burke. Visit their website.
The Internet's leading resource of accurately identified North American insect and arachnid photos. Visit their website.
The largest organization of professional arachnologists. Visit their website.
A Burke Museum publication, now getting out of date but still useful. Visit the website.
Leading organization of "tarantula" (theraphosid spider) hobbyists. Visit their website.
Inquirers about U.K. spiders might want to consult their local organization rather than someone 4,770 miles away. Visit their website.
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