5 new armored spider species found in southeast china caves

Five (5) new armored spider species have been found by a group of scientists, in the caves located in Southeast of China.

Spiders new species

The new species' sizes range from medium to small, bearing plates-like armor on their abdomen.

The new spiders species are from the Tetrablemmidae family. They usually reside in the soils, while some can be found inside the caves.

Chinese researchers from the science institutions have been able to examine more than 2,000 caves in the South China Karst. Since their research efforts, the number of spider species have increased from 2,300 species to 4,300. (Source)

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