List of things named after Charles Darwin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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


Things named after Darwin in relation to his Beagle voyage[edit]

Scientific names of organisms[edit]

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



See also[edit]


  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-07-24.
  2. ^ Jozwiak, Piotr; Rewicz, Tomasz; Pabis, Krzysztof (2015). "Taxonomic etymology – in search of inspiration". ZooKeys (513): 143–160. doi:10.3897/zookeys.513.9873. PMC 4524282. PMID 26257573.