Peter Jäger

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Peter Jäger

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First Name

Peter

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Jäger

Years Affiliated

2015

Affiliation

Senckenberg Research Institute, Germany

Birth Date

1968

Birthplace

Germany

Occupation

Arachnologist

Biographical Text

Dr Peter Jäger is currently Head of Arachnology at the Senckenberg Research Institute, Frankfurt, Germany as well as Co-Editor of the World Spider Catalog, the most used internet tool in the field of Arachnology. Jäger received his doctorate from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz for his groundbreaking research on huntsman spiders in the Himalayas. He has discovered korw than 300 species of spiders in the last years, including a rare species in Malaysia that he named Heteropoda davidbowie after the legendary British rocker to raise awareness of endangered spiders and their threatened habitats.

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“Peter Jäger,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed September 30, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4306.