Of the Dagua River
basin, Colombia, where it is endemic (Cordylancistrus
after K. Dahl.
specific name (a noun in apposition) is an allusion to
the Spanish artist Salvador Dali, in reference to his
famously long moustache (or whisker).
The specific name "
dani " is in honour of Daniela Fernandes Roxo, FF
a personal name.
Named in honour of
honour of Sir Francis Day, (1829-1889).
After a personal name.
honour of Karl Klaus von der Decken (1833-1865), German
explorer who collected the type specimen (Chiloglanis
the Greek delphax = young pig, alluding
to its feeding behaviour.
(Dutch: Demerary) is
a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast
of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana.
specific name of demantoid, a green garnet gemstone.
With teeth; serrated.
the Latin denticulatus, meaning denticulate or with small
teeth, a reference to the well-marked and quite numerous
denticles on the posterior margin of the dorsal spine
of this species (Synodontis denticulatus).
Dedicated to Dr. Mário
referring to its “greatly depressed” body
The specific name honors
the Desana, an ethnic group that inhabits the rio Tiquié
basin, which is closely related linguistically andculturally
to the Tukano indians, who also inhabit the rio Tiquié
basin (Ribeiro 1995). A name in apposition. This name
is also an allusion to the resemblance between the mimic
pair C. desana and C. tukano.
the Greek dialeukos, means marked with white, in reference
to the white or light cream colour of the cheek. A noun
Named after its type
from Ancient Greek, refers to the species' hunting qualities.
From the Greek word
meaning double nature which refers to the unique colour
patterns observed in this species – spotted and
the Latin color, color, and the prefix dis-, meaning not
of the same color, in allusion to the remarkable color
pattern with the second and third dark bars coalesced.
A noun in apposition.
dissimilar in appearance, (of the sexes).
The specific name of
dissidens: disagreeing or dissident, i.e., different
from the six other species described in the same paper
(Lúcia Rapp Py-Daniel 2001), (Hartia dissidens).
to the river Doce, the type locality of the species (Parotocinclus
Long, or lengthy fins.
honour of G. Doria , the Italian collector and zoologist.
Drawing attention to
the dorsal area.
a spotted back, (or dorsal fin).
In honour of the Frenchman,
the Latin; duplicare = to duplicate, alludes to
the similar colour pattern in C. duplicareus and
C. adolfoi (Sands, 1995).
In honour of Jean Dybowski
(1856-1928), French-Polish agronomist, naturalist and
explorer, who collected type (Euchilichthys