We all are aware about the fact that whenever something is discovered the credit always goes to the discoverer. The species or material gets a name or symbol with respect to the discoverer.
But you would be amazed that there are millions of species in this universe. As we are humans we too have some limits. We have not yet discovered all the species. But those species that our scientists or biologists have discovered are just amazing. There are some rare species with some funny and weird names that will surely make you laugh. However these funny names come from the mind of an individual. If a discoverer or inventor has limited scope for imagination or sarcasm, he might name a species with a common or ordinary name. But there are some biologists who are really imaginative and creative. They give humorous names to species and matters. It’s also good for a common man because when things become funny, everyone can easily connect to it. If you don’t believe it, you should know that Beyonce has a species of a fly named after her.
If you are still not convinced here are some hilarious species and their names you should check out below.
1.Atlantic Spiny Lumpsucker (Eumicrotremus Spinosus)
The Atlantic spiny lumpsucker is a bizarre looking; olive-darker fish that has no
2. Impressed Tortoises (Manouria Impressa)
There aren’t numerous certainties thought about this Impressed Tortoise, mostly due to their inclination for living in high elevations up to 6,600ft in Thailand’s mountains. The tricky tortoise generally eats mushrooms and isn’t versatile of living in imprisonment.
3. Bare-Faced Go-Away-Birds (Corythaixoides Personates)
The Go-Away-Bird, a relative of Afrotropics, got his name, not on account of his antagonistic temper, yet rather of its unmistakable way call. This particular call is all the more clear when delivered by its cousin the Gray-Face Go-Away-Bird. You can hear it out here.
4. Andean Cock of the Rock (Rupicola Peruvianus)
The national feathered creature of Peru, Cock of the Rocks is known for its splendid orange plumage and fan-molded peak. These creatures for the most part home on the Andean mountain rocks, henceforth the name. In addition to the fact that they are brilliant and vivid, however they have a quite fantastic tune as well. You can hear their chicken on-steroids call here.
4. Devil’s Coach-Horse (Ocypus Olens)
This huge dark scarab has been known by this name since the Middle Ages, and there are valid justifications for that. Its Latin name Olens, which means smelling, shows, that it has organs, fit for delivering and discharging a stinky scent. Alternate reasons are additionally not all that lovely. It has enormous jaws equipped for eating worms, it can raise its stomach area much like a scorpion when undermined and can likewise fly.
5. Mint-Sauce Worms (Symsagittifera Roscoffensis)
The ‘mint-sauce worm’ is authoritatively known as Symsagittifera roscoffensis. It is found in shallow water on shielded sand shorelines at specific locales on the Atlantic Coast, including the banks of Wales and the Channel Islands.
6. Chuck Will’s Widow (Caprimulgus Carolinensis)
The toss will’s-widow is a nighttime feathered creature of the nightjar family Caprimulgidae. It is found in the southeastern United States close bogs, rough uplands, and pine woods. It moves toward the West Indies, Central America, and northwestern South America.
7. Pair of Masked Boobies (Sula Dactylatra)
This pair of covered boobies is thinking about settling on Trig Island inside the French Frigate Shoals (Kanemiloha’i), some portion of the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge and the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. La Perouse Pinnacle can be found out of sight behind the flying creatures. Point by point checking of veiled booby conceptive achievement is led by US Fish and Wildlife staff and volunteers on contiguous Tern Island, and standard home tallies happen on the external islands, including Trig Island.
8. Bobolinks (Dolichonyx Oryzivorus)
The bobolink breeds in the late spring in North America crosswise over a lot of southern Canada and the northern United States. It moves long separations, wintering in southern South America in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. .