People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh- RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Perhaps this will clarify the identity of that “thing” crawling around on your kitchen floor.
Turquoise shield bug with orange legs "I haven't been able to identify this image. If you have ideas, please contact me" Picture Title: Turquoise shield bug with orange legs Image code: suriname_2248 Location: Suriname (South America - Guiana Shield / Amazon)