Where does the Barn Spider live and what is its habitat?
Barn spiders are found in:
What is the average life span of the Barn Spider?
This type of spider lives on average for a
Does the Barn Spider have good eyesight?
Generally speaking the Barn Spider has poor eyesight
and relays mainly on its sense of vibration through its
web where its prey gets stuck.
Facts and Information about
the Barn Spider
Did you know the following facts
about the arachnid commonly known as the Barn Spider?
Classification of the Barn Spider
Species of spiders are classified according to shared
physical characteristics. Spider taxonomy is the science
of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms
in a hierarchical system. This method of classification
helps when a description of 40,000 spiders is required!
The organization of living things have seven major
categories: Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family,
Genus, Species. The classification of the Barn Spider is as
Kingdom relates to the highest taxonomic group into
which organisms are grouped. It is one of five biological
categories: Monera, Protoctista, Plantae, Fungi or Animalia.
Phyla are groups of classes. They are a series of
animals or plants genetically connected with shared
characteristics. It is the second biggest grouping in
taxonomy. Arthropoda are jointed-foot invertebrates:
arachnids, crustaceans, insects etc.
A Class is a taxonomic group containing one or more
orders. Arachnids consist of any of the eight-legged
creatures, including spiders and scorpions, of the class
A taxonomic order, within the class Arachnida (spiders)
The Subclass is another taxonomic category below a class
and above an order which helps in the classification
Another taxonomic category below an order and above a
genus which helps in the classification process.
Another taxonomic category below a family and above
the level of species which helps in the classification
Species: A. cavaticus
Species is a taxonomic group whose members can
Spider Exterminators - Pest Control
Generally speaking people do not like spiders,
especially Barn Spiders and most of all the do not
want them in their homes. There are many forms of pest
control and ways to exterminate spiders such as Barn
Spiders. There are spider exterminators, services,
spider zappers, spider repeller, spider catchers, and
spider traps for the removal and extermination process.
Advice is available on subjects such as pest controls,
pest prevention, spider catchers, spider exterminators
and how to kill spiders like Barn Spiders. Some people
would like to eliminate spiders from their homes
completely. This can be very difficult as an open window
on a summerís day will allow spiders in. Even opening
your front door when entering and leaving will allow
pesky spiders in. It is very easy to get rid of Barn
Spiders by catching them yourself. Itís best not to kill
spiders as they are very important in controlling the
level of other insects that are pests.