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Experts sequence the genome of an endemic spider from the Canary Islands

September 5, 2019 - General

A research team of the Faculty of Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute (IRBio) of the University of Barcelona has sequenced the genome of the spider Dysdera silvatica Schmidt 1981, an endemic species living in the laurel forests in the islands La Gomera, La Palma, and El Hierro -in the Canary Islands (Spain).

This species, which lives in the insular laurel forests in the Canary Islands (Spain), is a big generalist…

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