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New tarantula species from Angola distinct with a one-of-a-kind 'horn' on its back

Source: eurekalert.org   ( Science & Technology )

Feb 12, 2019 12:00 AM 1+ week ago

A new to science species of tarantula with a peculiar horn-like protuberance sticking out of its back was recently identified in central Angola, a largely underexplored country located at the intersection of several Afrotropical ecoregions. Collected as part of the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project, the new arachnid is described in the open-access journal African Invertebrates....Read more.

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