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Dutch spiders Top Ten

This video is called 25 Adorable Spiders That Are Not As Scary As You Think.

Last week, thousands of people in the Netherlands counted spiders in their homes and gardens… 86 more words


9-22-14 Vermillion Sea Star from Ron's Echinoderm Series

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Valvatida
Family: Goniasteridae

Genus/species: Mediaster aequalis

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: 5-rayed sea star has conspicuous marginal plates. Orange to vermillion red. 133 more words


9-22-14 Common Feather Star from Ron’s Echinoderm Series

Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Crinoidea (Sea Lilies and Feather Stars)
Order: Comatulida
Family: Antedonidae

Genus/species: Florometra serratissima

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Tan to reddish tan. Like an upside-down brittle star. 471 more words


September 22nd 2014 - Lauren Sumner-Rooney, Queen's University Belfast

I’m a final-year PhD student at Queen’s University Belfast studying invertebrate nervous systems. My thesis centres on sensory systems in marine invertebrates, but my research interests extend to all aspects of neurobiology, behaviour and their evolution across the Tree of Life. 202 more words


Invertebrate of the Week #10 - Spiny Flower Mantis (Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii)

Meet the spectacular Spiny Flower Mantis (Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii) which hails from Africa.

P. wahlbergii is a member of a polyphyletic group of mantises referred to as… 265 more words

Invertebrate Of The Week

Octopus Odyssey

Cleft in between the rocks

My tentacles kiss

A surface of soullessness

Gliding through the amniotic fluid 91 more words


Go Tiges

Well the footy season is over for Richmond AGAIN! But rest assured all you Richmond Tigers fans, there are some Tigers—Water Tigers, that is—fighting and scrapping in your local dams and billabongs. 198 more words