"I know not everyone likes bugs quite as much as I do, but I hope she thinks it’s a nice gesture," said the Swift-loving scientist who named it.
Scientists lost track of a female in the invasive species, a threat to honeybees that packs a potent sting for humans.
“This is 99% media hype and frankly I’m getting tired of it,” University of Delaware entomologist Doug Tallamy told AP. “Murder hornet? Please.”
The three beetles honor dragons owned by Daenerys Targaryen on the HBO series.
Here's the science behind their beauty.
TAMBOPATA, Peru -- Scientists have made a remarkable discovery about these butterfly thieves.
Be afraid, be very afraid.
The blood-sucking little monsters are becoming resistant to common insecticides.