Threatened moth named after Donald Trump


‘Dr Nazari said the new insect, which is a type of twirler moth, bore an uncanny resemblance to Mr Trump because of the yellowish-white scales on its head. The scientists said the tuft reminded him of the incoming president’s hairstyle.’

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'Neopalpa donaldtrumpi' and Donald TrumpFrom the Daily Telegraph in England:

Meet ‘Neopalpa donaldtrumpi’ – the threatened moth named after Donald Trump

By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor

17 January 2017

With its striking crown of yellow and piercing stare, this newly discovered moth could only have been named after one man.

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 state of California, USA although it can also be found in Mexico.

Dr Nazari said the new insect, which is a type of twirler moth, bore an uncanny resemblance…

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