As uniform as cloned soldiers, new spiders were named after the Stormtroopers in Star Wars

Despite being widely distributed across north and central South America, bald-legged spiders had never been confirmed in Colombia until the recent study by the team of Drs Carlos Perafan and Fernando Perez-Miles (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay) and William Galvis (Universidad Nacional de Colombia). Published in the open-access journal ZooKeys, their research paper describes a total of six previously unknown species inhabiting the country.

As uniform as cloned soldiers, new spiders were named after the Stormtroopers in Star Wars

Despite being widely distributed across north and central South America, bald-legged spiders had never been confirmed in Colombia until the recent study by the team of Drs Carlos Perafan and ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Phys.org

Meet the stormtrooper SPIDERS, Thu 14 Mar 19 from Daily Mail

As uniform as cloned soldiers, new spiders were named after the Stormtroopers in Star Wars, Thu 14 Mar 19 from ScienceDaily

Little Short for a Stormtrooper? Newfound Spiders Named for 'Star Wars' Villains

Like the white-armored and -helmeted Stormtroopers from "Star Wars," these spiders are tough to tell apart.

Mon 18 Mar 19 from SPACE.com

Little Short for a Stormtrooper? Newfound Spiders Named for 'Star Wars' Villains, Thu 14 Mar 19 from Livescience

Newfound spiders named for 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers

White-armored Stormtroopers in the "Star Wars" movies are practically identical and nearly impossible to tell apart.

Fri 15 Mar 19 from FOXNews

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