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New species found by Conservation International in Papua New Guinea during 2009. A jumping spider species new to science, Tabuina varirata was found on a conifer tree in a rainforest clearing. Wayne Maddison, a researcher at the University of British Columbia who contributed to the research, said three of the 50 new spider varieties discovered were particularly special. "They are strikingly distinctive evolutionary lineages that had been unknown before, with a group that is already very…

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