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Glenwood cave critter named for discoverer

Postby peter febb » Jan 26, 2011 11:30 am

Colorado cave biologist Dave Steinmann is used to discovering new species in hidden places — but it's not every day one is named after him.

A new species of pseudoscorpion, discovered in Glenwood Caverns, was named for Steinmann in Subterranean Biology's yearly journal, published in December.

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Glenwood cave critter named for discoverer

Postby Ernie Coffman » Feb 5, 2011 10:02 am

Here's a good looking picture of the critter from National Geographic -
Only half an inch long, but has big pinchers. :yikes:
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