VIDEO Sydney Biologist Identifies New Peacock Spiders Species

VIDEO Sydney Biologist Identifies New Peacock Spiders Species

Seven new species of Australian peacock spider have been discovered.

Known for their bright colours and distinctive mating displays, tiny peacock spiders are more cute than creepy-crawly.

Scientist Jürgen Otto discovered the creatures, helped by spider expert David Knowles, and co-authored his paper on the new species with David Hill, editor of spider journal Peckhamia.

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