Arachnids: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Peacock Parachute Spider spotted in Eastern Ghats

For the first time, the researchers have sighted a critically endangered species of tarantula – Peacock Parachute Spider (or Gooty Tarantula) beyond its known habitat in the Eastern Ghats. The spider belongs to the genus ..

New Spider species named after David Attenborough

A new species of spider was named after the British naturalist and famous TV Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. The species prethopalpus attenboroughi is found only on Horn island in the Torres Strait in Queensland, Australia. ..