Image of the Day: Better Be . . . Gryffindor!

Inspired by the Sorting Hat from the Harry Potter series, scientists aptly dubbed this pointy spider Eriovixia gryffindori, after the fictional yet formidable wizard Godric Gryffindor.   

By | May 22, 2017

 

Eriovixia gryffindori, from the forests of Western Ghats, India

A TOP 10 NEW SPECIES FOR 2017

       (See J. Ahmed et al., "A new species of dry foliage mimicking Eriovixia Archer, 1951 from central Western Ghats, India (Araneae: Araneidae), Indian Journal of Arachnology, 5:24-27, 2016.) 

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