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Wesley R. Elsberry

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(Permalink) Posted: Oct. 21 2002,01:09   

Amateurs find fossil of `world's oldest spider' (icWales. 2002/10/21)

A TEAM of amateur palaeontologists has stumbled upon the fossil of what they say could be the world's oldest spider.

The remains of a spider-like creature discovered in a sandstone quarry in Mid Wales are expected to send a wave of excitement through arachnologists.

"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." - Dorothy Parker

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