Largest-ever fossilized spider discovered

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Spider discovery

Once upon a time, a Jurassic spider fossil was an extremely rare find.  These days, Paul Selden, the Gulf-Hedberg Distinguished Professor of Invertebrate Paleontology with the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas, can count hundreds of such discoveries -- including one that he co-authored about a giant among those spiders from the Jurassic.

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