Mammoth Memory


Arachnids (spiders), have 8 legs.

A mnemonic to remember arachnids part of the main groups of arthropods

Think of a group of kids wearing anoraks (anorak kids – arachnids) climbing a gate (eight).

Examples of arachnid

Tarantula (arachnid)

Image of a tarantula part of the arachnids group these commonly have eight legs

Although tarantulas give most people the creeps, they are harmless to humans (apart from a painful bite!). Their mild venom is weaker than a bee’s.

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