Arboretum en New species of spider discovered in Seattle <p>A new species of crab spider was found last spring by Rob Crawford, curator of arachnids for the Univesity of Washington&#39;s Burke Museum.&nbsp; He discovered it on Foster Island in the Washington Park Arboretum.&nbsp; reports a team of students will soon be <a href="">scouring the island for more information.</a></p><p>Just as intriguing as a new discovery is the question raised by Knute Berger of Crosscut who wonders about the <a href="">effect a newly discovered spider could have on the Highway 520 expansion.</a>&nbsp; The highway cuts across Foster Island. Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:46:14 +0000 Paula Wissel 862 at New species of spider discovered in Seattle