Rainbow-colored soldier fly named after drag queen 'RuPaul' by Australian scientist

Rainbow-colored soldier fly named after drag queen 'RuPaul' by Australian scientist

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Category : International Published on: September 17 2021

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·         Australian entomologists have named a fly species after drag queen superstar RuPaul

·         The soldier fly, which aptly sports bold rainbow colors, now has the Latin name Opaluma rupaul.

·         There are 2,700 species of soldier flies. They are not known to fly as much as house flies, and they come in a variety of colors.

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