10 Of The Oddest Spiders In The World

Anyone suffering from arachnophobia should probably look away right now, as this article is filled to the brim with tiny spiders that crawl around. Spiders, despite being rather terrifying, are actually fascinating and diverse. There are so many different species, and they are some of the most efficient predators in the world. They adapt to their habitat perfectly. Some are scary, sure, but others are just odd and make you stop and scratch your head for a moment. These ten are exactly that type.

Bird Dung Crab Spider

The Bird Dung Crab Spider is known for having one of the most impressive and effective forms of camouflage of any animal in the world. The body of the spider is covered in warts, which makes it appear similar to that of a piece of bird dung.

Argyrodes Colubrinus

Argyrodes Colubrinus is generally known as the Whip Spider, and is found throughout Australia. The spider has a long, slender tail that appears similar to a snake, though some believe it looks more like a twig. The twig-like appearance allows it to escape predators and prey alike.