Along came an
albino spider — and it’s shocked scientists in Australia.
I nearly fell over when I saw its white head, Mark Harvey, senior curator at the Western Australian Museum, said via email.
The new-found trapdoor spider isn’t a true albino, since it still has some pigment—its body is brown, like those of other trapdoor spiders.
But the 1.2-inch-wide (3-centimeter-wide) arachnid has been dubbed the albino trapdoor spider until it’s formally described as a new species — via redwolf.newsvine.com