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Aug172012

Western Cave Conservancy Scientists Discover New Species of Spider

The new species was named Trogloraptor marchingtoni after Neil Marchington, a Western Cave Conservancy Advisory Board member, who was the first to spot and collect the spider for identification in M2 Cave in Oregon. He sent the specimen to Western Cave Conservancy Advisory Board Members and entomologists Tracy Audisio and Joel Ledford for identification. They confirmed that it was a previously unknown spider species.

Read more about this exciting discovery at Scientific American and MSN.com.

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