Professor names beetle species after ‘Game of Thrones’

LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) — A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series Game of Thrones and George RR Martin book series A Song of Ice and Fire. University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Brett Ratcliffe named the new scarab beetle species drogoni, rhaegali and viserioni, The Omaha World-Herald reported. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin