Ancient Wasp-Mimicking Fly Discovered – Named After PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’

Ancient Wasp-Mimicking Fly Discovered – Named After PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’

A newly discovered species of ancient wasp-mimicking flies was named Buccinatormyia gangnami, after a famous hit by a South Korean singer PSY. It was described based on six impression fossils found near Jinju city in South Korea. On average, members of this s…

The fossil fly Buccinatormyia gangnami and the related living wasp mimic fly Stratiomys. Credit: Alexander Khramov, Gi-Soo Nam A newly discovered species of ancient wasp-mimicking flies was named Buccinatormyia gangnami, after a famous hit by a South Korean … [+1930 chars]

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