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In the recent year there has appeared a new tendency in the world of biology – the scientists name new species of animals and insects after some famous singers, actors or politicians. Probably, it is believed that celebrities will be extremely glad to find out that some bug was named in their honor.

Speaking of the bugs, by the way, there is a bug named after Kate Winslet – Agra Katewinsletae. An entomologist Terry Erwin explained that by this title he wanted to remind about the danger which presents for these bugs the disappearing of forests. He made a comparison of this situation with “Titanic” – in this movie the heroine of Kate Winslet managed to survive, but he is not sure that the bugs will be as lucky as the actress.

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