New spider species named after Harry Potter character

Potterheads, observe! A wolf creepy crawly crab species has been named after Aragog – a monster, talking 8-legged creature from J K Rowling’s prominent dream Harry Potter arrangement. Analysts, including those from University of Tehran in Iran have named the freshly discovered arachnid ‘Lycosa aragogi’ which has a one inch long body (barring the legs), with two dark and three white stripes of setae, or hairs, on its abdominal area.

The 8-legged creature additionally has dark setae on the extremities by its mouth, ‘giving the arachnid an appealling look,’ while its stomach area is secured with high contrast setae. “The animatronic manikin made for the motion picture ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ depended on the life structures of a wolf insect,” said Alireza Zamani, from the University of Tehran.

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