Pop star species from the Johnny Cash spider to the Beyoncé horsefly

Main report: Pop star species from the Johnny Cash spider to the Beyoncé horsefly
(The Guardian)

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Categories: Arachnids | Celebrity Taxa | New Species
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Captia (Plinthina) beyonceae so named because the golden abdomen reminded sicentists of the Beyoncé single Bootylicious. Photograph: Bryan Lessard/CSIRO

Scientists have just named a new species of tarantula after Johnny Cash. What other pop legends have received similar taxonomic treatment?

 

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