non-spider Arachnids

Class Arachnida in Ohio

There are many arachnids in Ohio that aren’t actually spiders. ¬†Perhaps the most often confused with spiders are the harvestmen (AKA daddy-long-legs). ¬†Others include the mites and ticks, pseudoscorpions and one rare scorpion.

Acari (mites and ticks)

Opiliones (harvestmen; AKA daddylonglegs)

Pseudoscorpionida (pseudoscorpions)

Scorpionida (scorpions) yes we have one