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Moth Named After Trump
« on: February 26, 2018, 02:36:34 PM »
Meet 'Neopalpa donaldtrumpi'

The new species has been christened 'Neopalpa donaldtrumpi' in honour of America's 45th president Donald Trump.

The moth is described for the first time by evolutionary biologist Dr Vazrick Nazari in the latest edition of the journal Zookeys, after being discovered hidden in the collections if the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California.

Both Trump and the moth share a similar habitat, stretching across the states of California, USA although it can also be found in Mexico.


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