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The arachnid-like DNA showed up in one of the caves, as did DNA from a type of insect called a springtail.
Tiny, blind trap-jaw ants hunt odd little not-quite-insects called springtails
One of the most abundant, but barely visible, arthropods in the soil are springtails.
Spiders aren't the only creatures that have evolved this trap-jaw mechanism, says Spagna—trap-jaw ants and springtails, a type of arthropod, both do.
But spiders do not show any predilection for human flesh, preferring the taste of insects and another small beastie called collembola, or springtail.
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