Paleontologists have a sense of humor!

Just in case you didn't know.  For evidence of this claim, please see Jaggermeryx naida (Miller et al. 2014) and Peckoltia greedoi (Armbruster, Wernecke, & Tan 2015).  Among many others.


Armbruster, Wernecke, & Tan (2015), "Three new species of saddled loricariid catfishes, and a review of Hemiancistrus, Peckoltia, and allied genera (Siluriformes)" in ZooKeys 480: 97–123.

Miller, Gunnell, Abdel Gawad, Hamdan, El-Barkooky, Clementz, & Hassan (2014), "Anthracotheres from Wadi Moghra, early Miocene, Egypt" in Journal of Paleontology 88(5): 967–981.