Peter Jäger

Tieranatomisches Theater

Peter Jäger


Peter Jäger is a German arachnologist, and current Head of Arachnology at the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Frankfurt, Germany. He has described 513 new species of spiders within the last 20 years. Thunberga greta (named after Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg) is exactly the 400th species he discovered. Over and over again, he uses prominent names to draw attention to problems affecting our planet’s environment. The best known example so far was the Southeast Asian huntsman spider species Heteropoda davidbowie 

Events with Peter Jäger

Fri | Nov 04, 2022 | 06.00 PM - 07.30 PM Berlin Time