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synonyms for arachnid

  • harvestman
  • mite
  • scorpion
  • tarantula
  • tick
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Several new vaccines for Lyme disease are on the horizon, and in exciting but early work, researchers are even trying to develop vaccines that target ticks themselves, potentially protecting against a wide range of illnesses the tiny arachnids carry.
WE USED TO HAVE A LYME DISEASE VACCINE. ARE WE READY TO BRING ONE BACK?MANDY OAKLANDERJUNE 17, 2021TIME
That could signal danger to the arachnids because ants sometimes feast on spiders.
EUROPEAN FIRE ANT CHEMICALS MAY SEND SPIDERS SCURRYING AWAYERIN GARCIA DE JESÚSMAY 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
One of the arachnids was spotted eating a frog inside one of the pockets, suggesting that the spiders create the structures to lure and trap frogs, researchers report December 11 in Ecology and Evolution.
THESE SPIDERS MAY SEW LEAVES INTO FAKE SHELTERS TO LURE FROGS TO THEIR DOOMJAKE BUEHLERJANUARY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Previous work had shown that ticks without Dae2 carried more of the Lyme disease microbe than ticks with Dae2 when the arachnids fed on mice infected with the microbe.
HOW SOME TICKS PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM DEADLY BACTERIA ON HUMAN SKINERIN GARCIA DE JESUSDECEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When ticks that were prevented from making Dae2 or had its activity blocked fed on mice, the arachnids tended to have higher levels of Staphylococcus bacteria than ticks with active Dae2.
HOW SOME TICKS PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM DEADLY BACTERIA ON HUMAN SKINERIN GARCIA DE JESUSDECEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The arachnid are followed by the myriapoda (centipedes, etc.), and these by the insecti or true insects.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
His comparison of the Arachnid appendages with those of insects and Crustacea is very curious.
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
Patten considers the Pteraspids as derived from primitive arachnid or spider-like forms having a bony carapace as Limulus has.
A GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF FISHES, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)DAVID STARR JORDAN
The characteristics of the median eyes must then be especially sought for in the arachnid group.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
He simply, therefore, substituted Arachnid for Annelid in the old theory.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
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WORDS RELATED TO ARACHNID

  • ant
  • aphid
  • arachnid
  • arthropod
  • bedbug
  • bee
  • beetle
  • bumblebee
  • butterfly
  • cockroach
  • cootie
  • daddy longlegs
  • dragonfly
  • flea
  • fly
  • fruit fly
  • gnat
  • grasshopper
  • hornet
  • ladybug
  • louse
  • mite
  • mosquito
  • moth
  • pest
  • praying mantis
  • spider
  • termite
  • tick
  • vermin
  • yellowjacket
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