I like the music of Neil Young, not everything but this love for his music started way back in the seventies. Heart of Gold got me hooked. A fan of Neil Young discovered a new spider and named it after Neil Young.
A sneaky spider has been named in honor of rock musician Neil Young.
Jason Bond, a biologist at East Carolina University, named a newly discovered arachnid, Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi. It is also known as a trapdoor spider.
“There are rather strict rules about how you name new species,” Bond said. “As long as these rules are followed you can give a new species just about any name you please.”
He added, “With regards to Neil Young, I really enjoy his music and have had a great appreciation of him as an activist for peace and justice.”