12 May 2008
Spiders, but not from Mars

The image is of Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi, a trapdoor spider recently discovered in Alabama and named after Neil Young. The full article is at Yahoo! News: Neil Young gets new honor — his own spider. See the Stranger Fruit link for larger images.

Wouldn’t David Bowie have been a more appropriate honoree?

h/t: John Lynch, Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi keeps on rocking in the free world, Stranger Fruit
image: Stranger Fruit at ScienceBlogs

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