the young of a spider.
- Also spi·der·let [spahy-der-lit]. /ˈspaɪ dər lɪt/.
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How to use spiderling in a sentence
Very young spiderlings are “ridiculously small,” Rayor says, and can handle food only about the size of a fruit fly.These huntsman spiders do something weird: live together as a big, happy family | Susan Milius | July 19, 2022 | Science News
Spiders are usually solitary creatures, so the presence of multiple spiderlings side-by-side suggests that they didn’t disperse after birth, choosing instead to stay alongside their mother.This is the oldest fossil evidence of spider moms taking care of their young | Freda Kreier | September 27, 2021 | Science News
It’s because they’ve evolved such a bizarre array of ways to achieve their ultimate goal of siring spiderlings with a monster of a mother.
Indeed, the web of this untutored little spiderling will be as characteristic of its species as the white spot upon its back.Book of Monsters | David Fairchild and Marian Hubbard (Bell) Fairchild