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.
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relating to arachnology
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By combining data from museum collections and the Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme of the British Arachnological Society with published literature and their own observations from England, Germany, France and Ecuador, the researchers provided an unprecedented detailed view of the expansion of the Noble False Widow.
A new spider species was discovered by researchers in the north, the Near East University announced on Friday after the news was published in the Arachnological bulletin of the Middle East and North Africa.
Lawrence Bee from the British Arachnological Society previously said houses are tube web spiders' natural habitat.
A spokesman for the British Tarantula Society said: "It is the premier entomological and arachnological exhibition in the UK.
The event is the premier entomological and arachnological exhibition in the UK.
Gaius villosus was a resilient species, Main wrote when she published her first major paper on the project, in the Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society in 1978.
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.
Voucher specimens of dipterans and pseudoscorpions were deposited at the Entomological and Arachnological Collection of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil, respectively.
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'.