The patu digua is the smallest type of spider in the world. The male patu digua is about the size of a pinhead.
About the patu digua, not much is known. It is too small to take a picture of, and the Guinness Book of World Records says that you can’t even take a clear picture of this species with a microscope. We know that this spider lives in the moss that grows in Western Samoa.
The goliath bird-eater tarantula, on the other hand, is the largest known spider species. The name of this spider tells you that it is big enough to eat a bird. Its legs are about 11 inches long. It lives in Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, and Venezuela.
The black widow spider is one of the smallest and most poisonous types of spider in the world. The poison in a black widow spider is 15 times deadlier than that of a rattlesnake, but the spider will only bite if it feels threatened.
The Northern funnel web spider is one of the biggest dangerous spiders in the world. It lives in Australia and can get to be more than 3 inches long. It lives in trees, likes water, and sometimes you can find it in swimming pools. This spider has one of the most dangerous poisons known to humans. It can kill an adult in less than 15 minutes.