User:Violetriga/List of species named after people

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Name Person Notes
Aegrotocatellus jaggeri Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones) Named in 1995 by Greg Edgecombe and J.M. Adrain. Aegrotocatellus translates as "sick puppy" in Latin
Anomphalus jaggerius Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)

Arcticalymene viciousi
Arcticalymene rotteni
Arcticalymene jonesi
Arcticalymene cooki
Arcticalymene matlocki

Sid Vicious
Johnny Rotten
Steve Jones
Paul Cook
Glen Matlock

A collection of trilobites named by Edgecombe after the members of the Sex Pistols
Arthurdactylus conan-doylensis Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle A pterodactyl. Conan-Doyle's 1912 novel The Lost World is about an expedition to a land populated by dinosaurs.
Atlascopcosaurus loadsi William Loads and Atlas Copco Loads was the manager of Atlas Copco, a manufacturing company that supplied tools for the expedition.

Avalanchurus lennoni
Avalanchurus starr
Avalanchurus simoni
Avalanchurus garfunkeli

John Lennon
Ringo Starr
Paul Simon
Art Garfunkel

Edgecombe and Chatterton named this collection of trilobites in 1993.


http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/19/the-worlds-strangest-dinosaur-names/

Psephophorus terrypratchetti


| Struszia mccartneyi
Struszia harrisoni | Paul McCartney
George Harrison | |Named by Edgecombe and Chatterton.