Since the spread of the coronavirus, people and governments have come up with a variety of new, more descriptive scientific names for spiders. What about Coronavirus, now used to describe the COVID-19 virus? As you may know, the virus we know and love as the world’s leading infectious disease is not a new phenomenon.
The best way to keep this virus at bay is to embrace its new scientific appellations for the species: a genus (and therefore a species) of the spider family. New blog: What do you have against the spider genus “Chilognatha”? Well, what about “Ceratops”? New blog: It’s official, spider species have their new names in every season (or two!).
The new spider name for chilognatha is “Bufo”, “Spotted Barge”. I’ll bet you didn’t know? But you should, the spotted species is in fact, Bufo canadensis. Just in case the Bufobeds want to use a different version of themselves every time there is a new chilognatha, the new name, they should make sure to use the name they use in their official scientific names.
There are so many new scientific names for spiders we’re sure we’ve never heard of. We can’t believe it, some things have only been mentioned on the internet. New blog We can’t believe we’ve never read about these scientific names for spiders. For a long time they were known as “pinworm spiders”. They really sound like something that would be a cool thing to name but were not.