Daddy-longlegs Myth

Posted By: 
Nathan Larson
Posted On: 
Thursday, February 19th, 2004

Have you ever heard that Daddy-longlegs are highly poisonous spiders but due to short fangs cannot bite humans? This website from the UC-Riverside Department of Entomology challenges this myth and provides some background information about Daddy-longlegs spiders and another arachnid considered the true Daddy-longlegs.