As if the spiders were not scary enough already. the
Researchers have now found a tiny spider, which spends most of its life tucked away in caves, with an image of smile on the back.
the Spider has been named after the actor Joaquin Phoenix, who received an Oscar for his portrayal of the equally terrifying of Batman's nemesis, the Joker, in the film from last year.
In contrast to the actor is the new edderkoppeart only 8 millimeters big and covered in small hairs.
It writes LiveScience according to the Science.dk.
the Researchers found the nature Loureedia phoenixi in Iran. It is the first of the genus Loureedia (named after another of the sensitive, famous man, the singer Lou Reed), which is found outside the Mediterranean region.
It is hard to find Loureedia-spiders in the whole, because they are only active above Ground three weeks of the year, when spiders hatch from their mother's nests, or he-spiders come out from their hiding to find a mate. the
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so far, only managed to find the brightly colored males.
- Ideally, if one had enough time and patience, it would be interesting to trace a migrant he. He wanted to know how one would find the females better than any other, says postdoc Alireza Zamani from the University of Turku in Finland to LiveScience.
the Study is published in the phylum arthropoda Selecta.
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