Why was this Millipede Species NAMED After Taylor Swift ?!?

The twisted-claw millipede Nannaria swiftae joins 16 other new species described from the Appalachian Mountains of the United States.

The lead author of the study, Derek Hennen, is a fan of Taylor Swift.

“Her music helped me get through the highs and lows of graduate school, so naming a new millipede species after her is my way of saying thanks,” he says.

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