Save up to 25% off ALL T-shirts from the NeatoShop! Hurry - sale ends Nov 29, 2015.

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)

Newest 1
Newest 1 Comment

Commenting is closed.

Email This Post to a Friend
"11 Organisms Scientifically Named After Fictional Characters"

Separate multiple emails with a comma. Limit 5.


Success! Your email has been sent!

close window

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
Learn More