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"Read more about New praying mantis named after US Supreme Court justice on Business Standard. One of the US Supreme Court's justices has extended her influence to the insect world, inspiring the name of a newly discovered praying mantis species. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to sit on the nation's top court, is the namesake for the", www.business-standard.com
"A new female species of praying mantis has been named after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in honor of her work for gender equality. Cleveland Museum of Natural History scientists announced Wednesday the Madagascar species would be called the llomantis ginsburgae. It is the first type of praying mantis to be classified female based on its genitalia. As a feminist biologist, I often questioned why female specimens weren't used to diagnose most species, Case Western Reserve University Ph.D. candidate Sydney Brannoch, the study's lead researcher, said in a statement. This research establishes the validity of using female specimens in the classification of praying mantises. The authors said the species reminded them of the 83-year-old justice's infamous lace collar, noting her appreciation of the jabot, a decorative neck accessory, which resembles the neck plate of the insect.", www.washingtonexaminer.com
"Scientists have pioneered a new method to identify praying mantises. They described a new species of leaf-dwelling mantis by establishing a female genitalia character system. The new species was named in honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, for her relentless fight for gender equality.", www.sciencedaily.com
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