Skip to main content

National Insect Week returns in 2018

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?

Compressing cockroaches

Cockroaches can withstand forces 900 times their body weight by compressing their body cavity.

Tweet this or follow @insectweek