How Many Eyes Does a Spider Have?

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How Many Eyes Does a Spider Have?

Spiders are creepy,irritably creatures. There are thousands of spiders all around us. We are wondering that spiders got how many eyes. The spider has two types of eyes that the main eyes and the secondary eyes.

The spider has two types of eyes; the main eyes and the secondary eyes. The main eyes are always the middle largest ones of the eight eyes the most spiders possesses. There are a few families of spiders with six eyes 
Sometimes the secondary eyes have a light reflecting layer (tapetum). This can be easily observed if one shines with a light in the eyes of a spider during the night.

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