Friday, 11 August 2017

Trapdoor spider may have dispersed across the ocean from Africa to Australia

The spiders on the 2 continents diverged millions of years after Gondwana separated

Date: August 2, 2017
Source: PLOS

Summary: An Australian trapdoor spider may have crossed the ocean from Africa rather than being the product of geographical separation, according to a study. The spiders on the two continents diverged millions of years after Gondwana separated, suggest the researchers.

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