Wildlife

Seven new species of Australia’s colourful ‘dancing’ peacock spider discovered


Peacock spiders are tiny invertebrates that rose to fame after people added music to online videos showing their elaborate courtship dances. A research paper describing seven new species of peacock spider has been published in the journal Zootaxa by Joseph Schubert, who works for Museums Victoria as a legacy registration officer in entomology and arachnology — via ABC News

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