Category Archives: Arachnids

Life in a Coconut Flower

Mites are incredibly diverse — nearly 50,000 species have been described so far, but close to a million may await discovery. With most mites smaller than the head of a pin, studying them and describing new species can be a … Continue reading

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The New Guinean Horned Jumping Spiders

In general I won’t write about a new species unless I can find high-quality photographs of a live specimen or its close relatives. Today I’m relenting, because even though I could only find one available image, this is a group … Continue reading

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