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Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders, ticks, mites, scorpions and other arachnids. Those with Arachnophobia will actively avoid spiders or any other arachnids.
- In the Harry Potter franchise, Ronald Weasley has Arachnophobia.
- 30.5% of the US suffer from Arachnophobia.
- Arachnophobia is one of the most common phobias.