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Insects/Bugs/Bees/Butterflies - Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen
Class:Arachnida Order:Opiliones


Most Grandaddy Long-legs or Daddy Long-legs that you see are in the Harvestmen order while the similar in appearance Cellar Spiders are true spiders. I remember when I was young, hanging out in a park with a friend. We were laying on the grass in the sunshine when a Daddy Long-legs wobbled by. My friend asked "What do you suppose the life expectancy of those things is?" Whoa! I was suddenly overwhelmed by how fragile they are and how there is probably a long list of creatures that either eat them or step on them. While scribbling this bit I poked around on the web and discovered that they live a couple of weeks - just long enough to mate. Whoa.

All species pages are currently being updated with more useful descriptions and information.

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 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
 Granddaddy Long-legs/Harvestmen Photograph
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