PHOTOS: Spider-Killer Wasp, Eyeless Crustacean Found

PHOTOS: Spider-Killer Wasp, Eyeless Crustacean Found
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Without a stinging tail, the newfound arachnid species represented by this specimen only somewhat resembles the deadly scorpion--earning it the name "pseudoscorpion," scientists said in March 2009.

The pseudoscorpion is a new genus, and it joins four other new genera--including a spider, crustacean, and insect--identified in biologically diverse Western Australia. In the species-classification system, "genus" falls between "family" and "species."

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—Photograph courtesy Mark Harvey, Western Australian Museum
 
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