Thirty new spider species found in one of China’s richest biodiversity hotspots

Scientists from the Institute of Zoology with the Chinese Academy of Sciences have devoted years of their careers to study the astounding diversity hidden in the depths of the Xishuangbanna tropical rain forests. In a new paper published in the open access journal ZooKeys Professor Shuqiang Li and his team reveal 30 new spider species, which constitutes a minor share of what is yet to be found in this biodiversity hotspot. —> Read More Here


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