Water bug species 'Litarachna lopezae' named after Jennifer Lopez

A new species of water bug has been named after pop singer and Bronx native Jennifer Lopez. Scientists from the University of Montenegro say they were entertained by J. Lo's music while doing research

News 12 Staff

Jul 17, 2014, 5:09 PM

Updated 3,630 days ago

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A new species of water bug has been named after pop singer and Bronx native Jennifer Lopez.
Scientists from the University of Montenegro say they were entertained by J. Lo's music while doing research on the newly named "Litarachna lopezae."
They collected the water mite from a coral reef in Mona Passage between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.


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