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Re: The Science Thread
« Reply #960 on: February 17, 2019, 06:34:08 PM »
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Re: The Science Thread
« Reply #961 on: February 17, 2019, 10:59:10 PM »
Horseshoe crabs reclassified as arachnids.

https://academic.oup.com/sysbio/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/sysbio/syz011/5319972

Putting xiphosura under Arachnida hasn't been done, this is one group saying it should be done.

For it to happen the process would be similar to how Pluto got kicked out of the planet club, proposals, meetings, votes, etc.
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Re: The Science Thread
« Reply #962 on: Today at 10:30:06 AM »
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/uoo-fr040519.php

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New species of extinct sea cucumber named Sollasina cthulhu, for its resemblance to H.P. Lovecraft's famous monster