New tarantula species from Angola distinct with a one-of-a-kind 'horn' on its back

A new to science species of tarantula with a peculiar horn-like protuberance sticking out of its back was recently identified in central Angola, a largely underexplored country located at the intersection of several Afrotropical ecoregions. Collected as part of the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project, the new arachnid is described in the open-access journal African Invertebrates.

New tarantula species from Angola distinct with a one-of-a-kind 'horn' on its back

A new to science species of tarantula with a peculiar horn-like protuberance sticking out of its back was recently identified from Angola, a largely underexplored country located at the intersection ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

New tarantula species from Angola distinct with a one-of-a-kind 'horn' on its back, Tue 12 Feb 19 from ScienceDaily

New tarantula species from Angola distinct with a one-of-a-kind 'horn' on its back, Tue 12 Feb 19 from Eurekalert

Bizarre, new tarantula discovered with weird horn on its back

A new species of tarantula has been discovered, one that has a "horn" sticking out of its back, a feature that is one of a kind.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from FOXNews

Scientists discover bizarre tarantula with a soft HORN protruding from the back of its head

Researchers say the new tarantula discovered in Angola belongs to a group known as the horned baboon spiders, though the purpose of its strange soft horn is so far still a mystery.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

‘Astonishing’ New Tarantula With Bizarre Horn on Its Back Discovered in Angola

In case you didn’t think spiders were scary or weird enough, a new-to-science species of tarantula discovered by scientists in Angola sports a bizarre “horn” sticking out of ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Geek.com

Scientists discover tarantula with bizarre horn on its back - CNET

Researchers don't know what the heck that spider horn on the Ceratogyrus attonitifer is for.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

New tarantula species discovered with horn-like feature on its back

Biologists have discovered a new tarantula species with a one-of-a-kind horn-like protuberance on the arachnid's back. The unusual spider was found in Angola.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from UPI

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