Aha ha

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Aha ha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Crabronidae
Genus: Aha
Species: A. ha
Binomial name
Aha ha
Menke, 1977

Aha ha is a species of Australian wasp, named by the entomologist Arnold Menke in 1977 as a joke. Menke described how, when he received a package from a colleague containing insect specimens, he exclaimed "Aha!".The name of the insect is commonly found in lists of bizarre scientific names. [1] The name was also used as the vehicle registration plate of Menke's car, "AHA ha".[2]


  1. ^ "Park Science 2" (PDF). 1982. 
  2. ^ Arnold S. Menke (1993). "Funny or Curious Zoological Names". Bogus Volumino Negatori Doso. University of California, Riverside: 24–27.