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Neil Young Gets His Own Spider Named After Him

by | 13th, May 2008

NEIL Young has had a spider named in his honour:

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Iconic singer and songwriter Neil Young has had an honor bestowed upon him that is not received by many musicians — his own spider.

An East Carolina University biologist, Jason Bond, discovered a new species of trapdoor spider and opted to call the arachnid after his favorite musician, Canadian Neil Young, naming it Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi.

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