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    Characteristics: Crab spiders are named for their crablike appearance and movements. Body: Crab spiders have two large, strong front legs that are used to grasp prey. They scuttle sideways with their hind legs, although some species do move like other spiders.

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    Like spiders they have eight legs, with what look like grappling hooks on the ends of their feet for climbing. With that said, ticks are also like spiders because they have a head and a cephalothorax (seph-a-low-thor-ax, or fused rear and middle), and usually ticks body is quite flat, which makes it hard to get off.

    what looks similar to a tick? A small, flying insect that looks like a tick, but its not. Experts say the bug is called a weevil. They cant hurt you and it doesnt spread diseases like ticks. They dont bite.

    Moreover, how can you tell the difference between a tick and a spider?

    Spiders are also arachnids, but ticks arent spiders. Spiders bodies have two segments, the cephalothorax and the abdomen, while ticks bodies arent segmented in any way. Adult ticks have eight legs, each of which is covered in short, spiny hairs and has a tiny claw at the end.

    What bugs can be mistaken for ticks?

    Here are five sneaky pests that look way too much like ticks.

    • Harlequin Cabbage Bug.
    • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug.
    • Head louse.
    • Common Weevil.
    • Ash Plant Bug.

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