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11 Organisms Scientifically Named After Fictional Characters

This dinosaur was named the Godzilla lizard: Gojirasaurus quayi. But Gojirasaurus is far from the only species named for fictional characters. There are species, both existing and extinct, named after Batman, Han Solo, cartoon characters, and even Muppets! Read about 11 of them (ten animals and one fungus) at mental_floss. Link 

(Image credit: Nobu Tamura)


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