Meet the fishing spiders.
Only two species in the group were previously described, and including one species described in South Australia, it brings the tally up to 17.
If you’ve ever walked into a golden orb-weaving spider’s web, you’ll be familiar with its strength.
Desis bobmarley has long hair, lives on the corals of the Great Barrier Reef and is named after a music legend.
The new discoveries suggest Cape York Peninsula could be a hotspot for spider diversity in Australia.