## Number of legs on a spider

**How many legs are there on a spider?**

**8**

It is widely known the fact that a spider has 8 legs. It is interesting to know the fact that each of the eight legs of a spider consists of seven distinct parts. Keep in mind that spiders have two body segments, no chewing mouth parts and no wings. The front segment is called the Cephalothorax. Moreover, the second part of the body is called the Abdomen. It is widely known the fact that the study of spiders is known as arachnology.

This fact is verified on : June 26, 2014.