Dec 15, 2016 07:39 AM EST

Harry Potter News: Science Linked With Harry Potter; Spider Named After The Sorting Hat?

Harry Potter has always been a magical realm, an escape from reality and has touched the lives of so many fans around the world. But recently it seems that the magical world of Harry Potter and Science have been linked when a new species of spider has been discovered and was named a after the sorting hat from the first film.

The link between Science and the magical realm has been confirmed as it comes in a form of a new spider species which was discovered by science researchers namely Javed, Ahmed, and  Rajashree Khalap. It was named after the sorting hat that was featured in the first sequel of the film because of its shape and appearance as well.

According to GamenGuide, Ahmed and Khalap have been avid fans of the Harry Potter films long before they started thier Science researchers career. They also both share the same passion towards the magical realm of Harry Potter and Science as well, because of this they started to venture on their own journey to seek something that could come close to the magical tale.

While on a venture, they encounter a new spider species that was still unknown to science, it was found near a small grove in the Western Ghats montain range of Karnataka. In the area it was said to be considered as a biodiversity hotspot meaning  that the area is swarming with wildlife of different species.

In the hotspot, there they found lots of species of different kinds, one in particular was the spider that resembles the sorting hat in the Harry Potter series. The spider was a blend of different colors and shades of brown but what made it different and strange was its shape that was triangular very much alike with the sorting hat found in the Harry Potter films.

According to TIME, the new species of arachnid was named as Eriovixia gryffindori, which translates as Godric Gryffindor, one of four founders of Hogwarts who owned the said sorting hat. For more details regarding the latest news and updates feel free to visit Jobs & Hire.

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