Celebrities Who Have a Species Named After Them

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There are many ways that animals, bugs or plants can get their name, but sometimes they get their moniker from a famous person.
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Rudyard Kipling

Bagheera kiplingi (jumping spider)
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Oliver Hardy

Baeturia hardyi (cicada)
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Jerry Garcia

Cryptocercus garciai (wood roach)
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Angelina Jolie

Aptostichus angelinajolieae (trapdoor spider)
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Andrew Carnegie

Diplodocus carnegii (sauropod dinosaur)
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Marilyn Monroe

Norasaphus monroeae (trilobite)
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Matt Groening

Albunea groeningi (mole crab)
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Roy Orbison

Orectochilus orbisonorum (whirligig beetle)
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John Cleese

Avahi cleesei (woolly lemur)
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Barack Obama

Caloplaca obamae (lichen)
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Bram Stoker

Draculoides bramstokeri (troglobite)
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Frank Zappa

Phialella zappa (jellyfish)
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Kate Winslet

Agra katewinsletae (carabid beetle)
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Boris Becker

Bufonaria borisbeckeri (sea snail)
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Steven Spielberg

Anhanguera spielbergi (Pterosaur)
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Sting

Hyla stingi (Colombian tree frog)
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Bill Gates

Eristalis gatesi (flower fly)
Gary Larson

Garylarsonus (rain forest butterfly)
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Spongebob Squarepants

Spongiforma squarepantsii (fungus)
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Hugh Hefner

Sylvilagus palustris hefneri (marsh rabbit)
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