Here are 11 of the most unusual Latin names derived from fictional characters in classic novels, plays, and comic books. Iago garricki // Longnose HoundsharkA fish with a genus named after the notorious villain of Shakespeare’s Othello. Spongiforma squarepantsii // FungusYou’d think that an animal named for Spongebob Squarepants would be a sponge. But Spongiforma squarepantsii is actually a type of mushroom described in 2010. Tetragnatha quasimodo // SpiderThis Hawaiian spider species is named for the title character of Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame.