Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - As we entered the summer atmosphere, and the temperatures rose steadily, summer insects began to reappear, such as snakes, scorpions, and various types of spiders, some of which are known, and some of them are few in appearance, such as the dill spider , which has been widely talked about recently after Monitoring it in a number of sites in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
The dill spider belongs to the order Camel spider - camel spiders, the dill spider, also known as the desert spider or sand spider, lives in desert areas around the world, the deserts of the Arabian Gulf and the deserts of the Levant, in addition to the desert of the western coast of North America, the Sahara desert in Africa, and the Gibe desert in Australia.
The spider spider prefers dry and sandy areas, and lives mainly in small burrows that it digs in the sand. It is distinguished by its light sandy color and its flat and convex body, which helps it to hide and position itself well in the desert environment.
The recluse spider is a nocturnal animal, becoming more active at night to avoid the high temperatures during the day. This spider feeds mainly on insects and small invertebrates that it encounters in its desert surroundings.
Although it is one of the most dangerous spiders in the world and has a very painful sting, its sting is not toxic to humans.
Dill spiders feed on termites, black beetles, and other terrestrial insects of arthropods, and may feed on snakes, small lizards, and rodents!! Where the spiders place the prey between the second pair of limbs, then kill it and cut it into pieces with claw appendages, the prey turns into liquid after that and is absorbed through the pharynx.
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