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    Tarantula worm named after actor Jeff Daniels

    (ORDO NEWS) — The worm Tarantobelus jeffdanielsi was the second known species of nematode to infect tarantulas. Scientists named it after Jeff Daniels, who starred in the movie Arachnophobia. However, this is far from the first time that a new species has been named after an actor. Scientists from the University of California Riverside have discovered a worm from a type of nematode that parasitizes tarantulas. The new species, described…