List of things named after Charles Darwin

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Several places, concepts, institutions, and things are namesakes of the English biologist Charles Darwin:

Things named after Darwin in relation to his Beagle voyage
Scientific names of organisms

Some 250 species and several higher groups bear Darwin's name; most are insects.[1][2]


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  1. ^ Miličić, D., Lučić, L., Pavković-Lučić, S. (2011). "How Many Darwins? – List Of Animal Taxa Named After Charles Darwin" (PDF). Natura Montenegrina 10 (4): 515–532. 
  2. ^ Jozwiak, Piotr; Rewicz, Tomasz; Pabis, Krzysztof (2015). "Taxonomic etymology – in search of inspiration". ZooKeys 513: 143–160. doi:10.3897/zookeys.513.9873.