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Any living creature of the Kingdom Animalia constituting multi-celled organisms as well as single-celled organisms lacking chlorophyll and having the ability for spontaneous movement, such as protozoans.

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claw tuft

Animals; Spiders

A bunch of hairs at the tip of the leg tarsus in spiders with only two claws.

claw tufts

Animals; Spiders

The pair of tufts of adhesive hairs present below the paired claws at the tip of the tarsi of many spiders.


Animals; Spiders

The area between the anterior row of eyes and the anterior edge of the carapace.


Animals; Spiders

A small midline appendage or tubercle arising just in front of the anterior spinners in some spiders.


Animals; Spiders

A semi-membranous structure in the male palp which supports and guides the embolus in insemination.


Animals; Spiders

A smooth, rounded protuberance sometimes present on the outer side of the chelicera, near its base.


Animals; Spiders

The segment of leg nearest the body; modified in the palp to form the maxilla.