Daddy-Longlegs syn. Harvestmen
Arachnida Opiliones

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İCarol Davis

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Three photos on August 2016, Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah - İNicky Davis
November 15, 2004 - Taylorsville, Salt Lake County, Utah  - İCLDavis

Family tree: Arachnid Opiliones

Opiliones are commonly called shepherd spiders, harvest spiders or harvestmen. have no spinning organs, no venom, round bulbous bodies and very long legs and generally small (bodies up to about 7 mm long). Their colors provide protection from predators but should they be attacked, they are usually able to repel the attacker with a repugnant secretion from odiferous glands.

reference: Iziko Museums of Cape Town