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Happenings in the insect world
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by Heidi Napier
on January 11, 2012 at 6:20 PM
What fun! Now I wish I had majored in Entomology so that I could have given some insects funny names.
by Michael Spinetta
on January 16, 2012 at 11:06 AM
Here's a new one I stumbled upon in the news today...  
 
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/beyonce-inspires-australian-researchers-all-time-diva-flies-honor-article-1.1005899  
 
The previously unnamed species is now called Scaptia (Plinthina) beyonceae, in honor of the singer, according to a press release from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).
 
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