PHOTOS: Spider-Killer Wasp, Eyeless Crustacean Found

PHOTOS: Spider-Killer Wasp, Eyeless Crustacean Found
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This eyeless amphipod (illustrated above), a type of crustacean, lives its entire life underground in the Fortescue River of Western Australia state, say scientists who announced the new species in March 2009.

The blind creature is one of three crustaceans and 18 species overall found recently in Western Australia, a "stunning diamond in the world's biodiversity jewel case," study author Mark Harvey, head of terrestrial zoology at the Western Australian Museum, said in a statement.

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—Photograph courtesy Mark Harvey, Western Australian Museum
 
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