Asked in Spiders
What eight legged insect looks like a spider but isn't?
By definition, it cannot be an insect if it has eight legs. There are many eight-legged arthropods that resemble insects and spiders. The Harvestman has eight legs but is not a spider. It is part of the mite family. Ticks can be mistaken for insects or spiders, they have eight legs but are in a family of their own. ...
Asked in Insects, Care of Insects, Bedbugs
Name some eight legged insects?
By definition, insects have six legs. There are, therefore, no insects that have eight legs. However, the family of arachnids are classed as having eight legs. These arachnids are often mistaken for insects, but are actually a completely different classification. ...
Asked in Insects, Zoology or Animal Biology
What are some eight legged animals?
Insects are NOT eight-legged; they have 6 legs. Arachnids, like spiders, do have 8 legs. Some of these arachnids are: mites, ticks, spiders, and scorpions. Octopuses are other "eight-legged" invertibrates, although technically they only have ONE foot, their "heads". Squids, however, do not have eight tentacles--they have ten. ...
Asked in Norse Mythology
What is the name of the eight legged horse ridden by odin in Norse mythology?
The eight-legged horse ridden by Odin was named Sleipnir, meaning "Swift one" or "Light footed one". ...
Asked in Spiders
Are spiders and insects the same?
Arachnids, by definition are eight legged invertebrate animals. While they both are in the arthropod classification, they still have differences. Insects have a three part body, two eyes, three pairs of jointed legs, and two antennae. Spiders do not have those, so the answer to your question is no. ...