Citizen Scientist Discovers (Another) New Species of Peacock Spider

Main report: The spider that changed my life
(BBC World Service)
Other Reporting: BBC World Service (Audio), ABC News (Australia), ABC News (Australia), ABC News (Audio), Project Maratus
Scientific Paper:    
New Taxa: Maratus
Categories: Arachnids | New Species

BBC interviews Stuart Harris, an amateur photographer from Australia who stumbled across a new species of spider, following up Harris’ first discovery of a new species of peacock spider in 2014 .

A new type of peacock spider has been found in Borenore near Orange, in central west NSW. Michael Duncan – Project Maratus


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