But they exist already, as your drosophila anecdote illustrates.
British Dictionary definitions for drosophila
noun (pl) -las, -lae (-ˌliː)
any small dipterous fly of the genus Drosophila, esp D. melanogaster, a species widely used in laboratory genetics studies: family Drosophilidae. They feed on plant sap, decaying fruit, etc Also called fruit fly, vinegar fly
C19: New Latin, from Greek drosos dew, water + -phila; see -phile
(drō-sŏf'ə-lə) Any of various small fruit flies of the genus Drosophila, one species of which (D. melanogaster) is used extensively in genetic research to study patterns of inheritance and the functions of genes.