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Can you name the Spider Families

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Jumping spiders
Family for Sydney funnel web spider
Ogre-faced spiders
Golden orb weavers
Cellar spiders (aka daddy longlegs)
Family for brown recluse
Funnel web (aka grass web) weavers
Spitting spider family
Huntsmen spiders
The family for North American tarantulas
Non-tarantula spiders (infraorder) with 2 book lungs, tracheae, 6 spinnerets, diaxial fangs
Family with paradiaxial chelicerae
The group that contains Mygalymorphs and Araneomorphs
Suborder of Araneae with 7-8 spinnerets, 4 book lungs, segmented abdomen
Tarantulas (infraorder)
Social spiders; cribellate
Haplogyne, diasxial chelicerae, 4 book lungs
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The one family in Mesothelae
Fishing spiders
Cobweb weavers
Sac spiders (closely related to Clubionidae)
Family for yellow sac spiders
Wolf spiders
Lynx spiders (the ones with spikey legs)
Crab spiders
Cribellate spiders with triangle web
Trapdoor spiders (a family of Mygalomorphs)
Ray spiders (pull orb-web into cone to capture prey)
The other crab spiders (the brown ones)
Long-jawed spiders
Wandering spiders - includes some very venomous spiders
Sheet web weavers; also includes dwarf spiders
Orb weavers (includes Bolas spiders, ladder web spiders)
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