A new species of fruit fly which was discovered from Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu has been named after Siruvani. Siruvani is considered as an ecological hotspot in the Western Ghats. The fruit fly ‘Euphranta siruvani’, which is the new addition to the list of 104 known species across the world and 14 species across India. The new fruit fly has a unique ‘V’ shaped black band on the wing.The discovery has been published in the Zootaxa Journal, which has been authored by K.J. David and K. Sachin from National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru, D.L. Hancock from the United Kingdom, Sudhir Singh from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun & H. Sankaraman from Annamalai University.
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