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New spider named after UCL scientist Dr Ben Collen

25 January 2019

Genetics, Evolution and Environment

A newly discovered species of spider, Loureedia colleni, has been named in honour of Dr Ben Collen, an internationally recognised conservation scientist and founder member of the UCL Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research.

 

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Read full paper: First records of Loureedia (Araneae, Eresidae) from Europe with the description of a new species and a survey of genus
Authors: Sérgio Henriques, Jesus Miñano, Laura Pérez-Zarcos, Milan Řezáč, Francisco Rodríguez, Rafael Tamajón and José Martínez-Avilés