One of the most important characteristics that scientists who study insects, arachnids & other spider relatives look at to determine new species is the genitalia (so, penises). Dr. Jason Dunlop, who researches fossil spiders in amber, shared this big discovery with us on our visit to Berlin. More Brain Scoop from the Museum für Naturkunde. Dr. Jason Dunlop The World Spider Catalogue Read more about This Fossil Arachnid Penis was a HUGE Discovery
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