Neuroanatomy of sea spiders implies an appendicular origin of the protocerebral segment
My study on brain architecture suggested that sea spiders aren’t like spiders – or any other living arthropods. Instead, they resemble certain ancient and extinct creatures. Read about the controversy here.
A sea spider’s contribution to T.H. Morgan’s (1866-1945) development
Nobel Laureate Thomas Hunt Morgan pondered sea spider embryology before he turned to fruit fly genetics. I dug up this most obscure work, and wrote about it.