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National Insect Week returns in 2020

British Arachnological Society

British Arachnological Society

The BAS is Britain's only charity devoted exclusively to the study and understanding of arachnids. Here you can find information on all things arachnological. Our emphasis is on British spiders but we also include other arachnids, particularly Harvestmen (opilionids), Pseudoscorpions and Scorpions

Did you know?

Weighty weta

The giant weta from New Zealand is the heaviest known insect species, one individual was found to weigh 71g.

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