The branch of zoology that deals with spiders and other arachnids.

[Greek arakhnē, spider + -logy.]

ar′ach·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ar′ach·nol′o·gist n.


relating to arachnology
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This week, NRW and the British Arachnological Society published a GB-wide review of spiders which revealed that one fifth of British spider species are either extinct, endangered, vulnerable or threatened.
Lawrence Bell, of the British Arachnological Society, says: "They are spreading because of climate change.
Although debunked numerous times, this myth remains the most widely circulated "fact" of the 21st century, according to the National Institute of Arachnological Research.
The introductory chapters include several popularly written and enjoyable chapters such as 'From arachnophobia to arachnophilia', 'Determining species--everything helps, including genitalia' or 'Parts of a spider--the need-to-know terms' as well as a fulsome background chapter titled 'Australia's rich arachnological history'.
A number of sources were used for this contribution; eight arachnological collections with specimens and records of ten different species of Lyssomanes were revised: Seccion de Entomologia de la Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay (FCE--Ar, M.
There is a newly-released online database of species distributions throughout North America hosted by the American Arachnological Society (see Bradley 2015), but we have decided not to use this list due to its lack of peer-review and frequent conflict (over omission and inclusion) with Sierwald et al.
The British Arachnological Society says 'cannibal spiders' like warm homes because the species is originally from the subtropics.
All short-tailed whipscorpions were kept at the Arachnological collection of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco.
However, Lawrence Bee, the British Arachnological Society's press and publicity officer, said he didn't believe the spider was dangerous.