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Scaptia beyonceae (Beyoncé, horse fly)
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Scaptia beyonceae (Beyoncé, horse fly)

A species of Australian horse fly named in 2011 after one of pop's curviest stars, this insect has a shiny gold abdomen. You might even say it's bootylicious.

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