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Tarantula I

A name applied to Italy's wolf spider, to some Asiatic spiders, and to various species of large, dark, hairy spiders found in the warmer climes of the Americas.


Tarantula (Submarine No. 12), a B-1-class submarine, was renamed B-3 (q.v.) on 17 November 1911.

Published: Fri Sep 25 09:10:12 EDT 2015