Here’s a list of animals named after popular actors, actresses, film director and cartoonist.
1.) Pheidole harrisonfordi – Harrison Ford
Pheidole harrisonfordi is a species of ant named after the popular actor Harrison Ford in honor of his work in conservation.
2.) Calponia harrisonfordi – Harrison Ford
Calponia harrisonfordi is another animal named for Harrison Ford. It is a species of spider discovered in 1993.
Harrison Ford, born on July 13, 1942, is an American film actor and producer. He is famous for his performances as Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy and in the Indiana Jones series.
Agra schwarzeneggeri – Schwarzenegger Arnold
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger, born on July 30, 1947, is an Austrian-American former professional bodybuilder, actor, director, businessman, investor, and politician who served as the 38th Governor of California,
from 2003 to 2011. USA
4.) Norasaphus monroeae – Marilyn Monroe
Norasaphus monroeae is a species of trilobite named after the controversial actress Marilyn Monroe for its hourglass-like shape
Marilyn Monroe, whose real name was Norma Jeane Mortenson and was baptized and raised as Norma Jeane Baker, was a famous American actress, singer and model. She was born on June 1, 1926 and died on August 5, 1962. She is well remembered for her performances in the films “Bus Stop”, “Some Like it Hot” and many others.
5.) Aptostichus angelinajolieae – Angelina Jolie
Aptostichus angelinajolieae is a species of trapdoor spider named after the beautiful and voluptuous American actress Angelina Jolie. This arachnid can be found on coastal dunes of
Angelina Jolie’s real name is Angelina Jolie Voight. This American actress was born on June 4, 1975. This multi-awarded
Hollywood actress has been cited as the world's "sexiest" and "most beautiful" woman.
Agra liv – Liv Tyler
Liv Rundgren Tyler is a sexy and beautiful American actress born on July 1, 1977. She is the daughter of Aerosmith lead singer – Steven Tyler and Bebe Buell, a model and a singer.
katewinsletae – Kate Winslet Agra
Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born on October 5, 1975. She is an English actress and occasional singer. She has received multiple awards and nominations and was well-remembered as Rose in the bestselling film of all-time – Titanic.
8.) Anhanguera – Steven Spielberg
Anhanguera, which means "old devil", is a genus of pterodactyloid pterosaur named after the ever popular film director – Steven Spielberg.
Steven Allan Spielberg, born on December 18, 1946, is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer, videogame designer and studio executive. He is one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema and is well remembered for many blockbuster films such as E.T., Jaws,
to name a few. Jurassic Parks
9.) Albunea groeningi – Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening
A species of the genus Albunea, commonly known as mole crab was named after Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons. The animal is called Albuena groeningi.
Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening, who was born on February 15, 1954, is a popular American cartoonist, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his The Simpsons, and Futurama. He is also the creator of “Life in Hell, a comic strip.
10.) Papasula abbotti costelloi – Lou Costelo
Papasuli abbotti costelloi is a large endangered seabird that is usually found Around Christmas Island. It was named for William Louis Abbott. in allusion to Lou Costello.
Louis Francis "Lou" Costello, who was born on March 6, 1906 and died just 3 days before his 53rd birthday on March 3,1959. He was an American actor and comedian best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costelo. He was known for his bumbling, chubby, clean-cut image that has appealed to many Americans over the decades.
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