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opisthosoma

Anatomy of a Spider Spider Anatomy for glossary
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (O)
No Taxon opisthosoma
Identification
opisthosoma noun - the second, and posterior, major body division of arachnids (spiders and allies). Corresponds to the abdomen of insects. See the diagrams above.
See Also
cephalothorax (prosoma)
opisthosoma
Internet References
Wikipedia: Spider anatomy