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As a tribute to pop star Taylor Swift, superfan and entomologist Derek Hennen has named a millipede species after the “Willow” singer.

According to NPR, the 2020 Ph.D. graduate from Virginia Tech partnered with fellow researchers Jackson Means and Paul Marek to introduce 17 new twisted-claw millipede species in a recent article published in ZooKeys. One of the species, which Hennen discovered in Tennessee’s Fall Creek Falls State Park, has been dubbed the Swift twisted-claw millipede, also known as Nannaria swiftae.

Hennen, 32, said he chose the name as a “thank you” to the Grammy Award-winning artist, whose music helped him “through tough times” and brought him joy, according to CNN.

Hopefully, Swift won’t shake off the unusual homage, which was meant as a compliment, Hennen told CNN.

“For a scientist, naming a species after someone is intended to be an honor, so I hope she views it positively,” said Hennen, who also named a species for his wife.