, · e mass extinction at killed off e dinosaurs 65 million years ago also did in lots of lizards — including a newly identified creature at's been named Obamadon gracilis in honor of . 12, · A new prehistoric lizard species has been named Obamadon Gracilis after President Obama. e lizard was first discovered in eastern Montana in 1974 but only recently classified as a new species. Yale scientists combined e Latin Obamadon for Obama's tee and gracilis meaning slender to name e too y lizard. 13, · Meet e Obamadon gracilis, a prehistoric lizard, is a newly discovered species of dinosaur at was reportedly named after our President Barack Obama because of his broad smile, reports USA Today. 12, · Obama is not e first politician whose name has been used to help classify organisms. Megalonyxx jeffersonii, an extinct species of plant-eating ground slo, was named in honor of Au or: Reuters Reporter. 25, · It's becoming a pattern: whenever Barack Obama implements a campaign pledge, e dinosaurs used to running ings push back. e latest dinosaur to undercut e president's gestures is Jeffrey Davidow, US coordinator of e Trinidad meeting, who claimed at Hugo Chavez wanted a photo wi Obama to polish his reputation wi Venezuelans. An icon in e shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile. , · Meet e Extinct Lizard Named After Obama. More. A modern-day iguana. e ancient Obamadon, which died out 65 million years ago, was about one foot long. (iStock) A newly discovered lizard . e Megalonyxx jeffersonii was named after omas Jefferson, who studied e mammal. President Barack Obama’s smile reminded scientists of a prehistoric lizard ey discovered. (Nikki Kahn/ e. 08, · Meet Baracktrema obamai, a tiny parasitic flatworm at lives in turtles' blood. A new study officially names e two-inch-long, hair- in creature after Obama. omas Platt, e newly retired biology professor at Saint y's College in Indiana who chose e name. 19, · Barack Obama boasts e title of being e most commemorated of all US presidents in scientific names, at e animals ey were named after had no ing to do wi eir views of e pair. 08, · Scientists have named a parasite after him – and ere’s no worming out of it. Meet Baracktrema obamai, a tiny parasitic flatworm at lives in turtles’ blood. A new study officially names e two-inch-long, hair- in creature after Obama. 12, · Researchers at Yale University have named a newly discovered dinosaur Obamadon gracilis in honor of e 44 president's too y grin. HOUSTON, t 9: Researchers in e US have named a new parasite after US President Barack Obama and ere's no worming out of it. After dinosaur, fish and spider, now a parasite named after Obama - myRepublica - e New York Times Partner, Latest . 17, · Dinosaur Era Lizard Gets Named After President Obama. By Meera Dolasia. CCSS NAS-4 NCSS-2. President Obama already has bragging rights to a fish (E iostoma Obama) and lichen (Caloplaca obamae). Now, he can add one more exotic animal species to is list - A lizard at inhabited e ear 65 million years ago, during e era of e mighty dinosaur. 08, · Meet Baracktrema obamai, a tiny parasitic flatworm at lives in turtles' blood. A new study officially names e two-inch-long, hair- in creature after Obama. omas Platt, e newly retired. Naming. Obamadon is not e first organism to be named after U.S. President Barack Obama.O er researchers have given his name to E eostoma obama, e spangled darter or Obamafish, and e lichen Caloplaca obamae. Longrich denied any political intent in e nomenclature, telling Politico at we're just having fun wi taxonomy, but commented at if e United States Presidential. 08, · Scientists have named a parasite after him — and ere’s no worming out of it. Meet Baracktrema obamai, a tiny parasitic flatworm at lives in turtles’ blood. A . 11, · e world has a wasp named after Henry Wadswor Longfellow, a beetle named after Pope John Paul II, a spider named after Arnold Schzenegger, a fish named after . In biological nomenclature, organisms often receive scientific names at honor a person. A taxon (e.g. species or genus. plural: taxa) named in honor of ano er entity is an eponymous taxon, and names specifically honoring a person or persons are known as patronyms.Scientific names are generally formally published in peer-reviewed journal articles or larger monographs along wi descriptions. Feb 17, · Haya - is dinosaur was named after a horse-headed Mongolian god. Herrerasaurus - is carnivore roamed present-day Sou America. Hesperonychus - A tiny Nor American dinosaur. Hesperosaurus - e oldest stegosaur discovered in Nor America. Heterodontosaurus - is different-too ed dinosaur was a dentist's night e. It's becoming a pattern: whenever Barack Obama implements a campaign pledge, e dinosaurs used to running ings push back. e latest dinosaur to undercut e president's gestures is Jeffrey Davidow, US coordinator of e Trinidad meeting, who claimed at Hugo Chavez wanted a photo wi Obama to polish his reputation wi Venezuelans. President Obama already has a spider, a fish and even an extinct dinosaur named after him. Houston: Researchers in e US have named a new parasite after US President Barack Obama and ere's. He is e leader at looks much more like e 21 st century, but after President Obama leaves office in , whom do ey have at isn't a name drawn from 25 years ago? Republicans actually. Former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn's lead attorney accused top officials of orchestrating a plot to frame her client, insisting at former President Barack Obama himself was. 26, · e students also found 14 o er new spider species, which ey named after political figures (Obama got his species. Michelle Obama her . 08, · In an Oval Office meeting wi Trump two days after e ember election, Obama told his successor at ere were more qualified candidates for e . 17, · President Obama already has bragging rights to a fish (E iostoma Obama) and lichen (Caloplaca obamae). Now, he can add one more exotic animal species to is list - A lizard at inhabited e ear 65 million years ago, during e era of e mighty dinosaur. - Page 26. Scientists say dinosaur fossils unear ed in nor eastern Utah in 1990 are e oldest Allosaurus fossils ever found in e state, dating back 155 million years. Barney & Friends is an American children's television series aimed at children aged 2 to 7, created by Sheryl Leach and produced by HIT Entertainment.It premiered on PBS on April 6, 1992. e series features e title character Barney, a purple an ropomorphic Tyrannosaurus rex who conveys educational messages rough songs and small dance routines wi a friendly, optimistic attitude. It's been named Galagadon, after e 1981 Japanese-US game Galaga, because its tee resemble e spaceships in e game. e specimen is described in e Journal of Paleontology. It seem odd today, but about 67 million years ago, what is now Sou Dakota was covered in forests, swamps and winding rivers, said co-au or Terry Gates, from. Feb 02, · e name Bulbasaurus actually suits e new species really well. e latin bulbus refers to e inflated shape of e nose, while e species name phylloxyron or leaf cutter is given due. A T-Rex skeleton has broken e dinosaur fossil record after being sold for d $31.8 million in New York, nearly quadrupling e previous highest price for a dinosaur at auction. e impressive skeleton nicknamed Stan after an amateur paleontologist who discovered it, is four meters high and 40 feet long. e apex predator made mincemeat of Christie's opening price of between six and eight. 08, · WASHINGTON (AP) — It's no Nobel Peace Prize, but Barack Obama has a new honor to brag about. Scientists have named a parasite after him — and ere's no worming out of it. Meet Baracktrema obamai, a tiny parasitic flatworm at lives in turtles' blood. A new study officially names e 2-inch, hair- in creature after Obama. omas Platt, e newly retired biology professor at Saint . A Richmond school will now be called Michelle Obama Elementary after e school board unanimously approved e change last night. At e board meeting last week, Obama received seven votes. 1 o 0. Former first lady Michelle Obama soon have a school named after her in Richmond. Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Associated Press Show More Show Less 2 o 0 A view of Wilson Elementary School. Apr 19, 20 · In 1877, eleven years after it was first announced, sh renamed Cope's dinosaur Dryptosaurus (tearing reptile) in a footnote of a description of ano er dinosaur. 08, · If Michelle Obama says no, en you have John Lewis as a backup, or someone else, Burroughs said. e Clayton County elementary school will not be e first to be named after Obama . At e board meeting last week, Obama received seven votes. e o er two were in favor of renaming e school after civil rights activist, Rep. John Lewis who died earlier is year. He is a true hero of e civil rights movement, and it would have been so fitting at is time, board member Judy Johnson, who did not vote in favor of Obama. Feb , · RICHMOND — Richmond could become e home of a school named after Michelle Obama, who served as e nation’s First Lady for eight years during Barack Obama’s presidency. 29, · At e time, Obama mockingly responded at e 80s called, and ey want eir policy back, before his party capitulated tods e same line just years later. 22, · An artist's rendering of Becklespinax, named after an English fossil hunter. Sergey Krasovskiy. One of e most oddly named of all dinosaurs—try saying Becklespinax times fast and keeping a straight face— is large eropod was also one of e most mysterious. It was diagnosed on e basis of ree fossilized vertebrae. A new species of colourful lizard has been named after Sir David Attenborough Scientists and CGI spcialists reveal e secrets of life inside a dinosaur egg. How e West Wing foreshadowed. Originally established 9, 1947 as e Town of Artesia, Dinosaur Colorado, changed its name in 1966 to capitalize on e ever-increasing popularity of e Dinosaur National Monument, conveniently located just two miles east of e Town of Dinosaur. It’s true, dinosaurs once roamed here, but make no bones about it. ere are NO. 19, · A community meeting to discuss a proposal to rename a Richmond elementary school in honor of former first lady Michelle Obama will be held at 6 . 05, · Sue is named after fossil hunter Sue Hendrickson. Hendrickson was working wi Larson on. 12, 1990, when she discovered e T. rex on a . 12, · COLUMBIA, S.C. Clemson University's Board of Trustees is asking e Sou Carolina General Assembly to amend a 20-year-old law so e school can rename a campus building named after . 07, · A new school in Georgia soon be named after a former first lady. e Clayton County Board of Education voted 7-2 in favor of a resolution to name e school e Michelle Obama STEM Elementary.