for Leandro Melo de Sousa, known to his friends as "Gabiru",
for his many contributions to the understanding of the
Doradidae, including his MSc and PhD dissertations (Sousa
& Rapp Py-Daniel, 2005; Sousa, 2010). Leandro also
helped to collect part of the type series of the new species
(Hassar gabiru). Treated as a noun in apposition.
the African country of Gabon.
Milky, also spotted.Milky,
for Francis Richard Gallagher, mailroom supervisor at
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, for his
37 years of dedicated service to the global community
of taxonomists & systematists by shipping & receiving
countless loans of specimens.
referring to the skin-covered cephalic shield (Trachelyopterus
The name gamabelardense
(gamma, the third letter of the Greek alphabet, and abelardense,
a Portuguese word referring to people born in Abelardo
Luz municipality) is an allusion to the third new species
of Cambeva known to occur in this area. The other two
species are described in Costa et al. (2022).
the Gambia River in Africa.
honour of Alonso Gamero (1923-1980), Dean of the Faculty
of Science, Universidad Central de Venezuela, who guided
Mago-Leccia’s introduction to ichthyology (Entomocorus
in honour of Mr.Ernesto Garbe.
Local Bengali name
for this catfish in India (Clupisoma
a personal name.
Named for Geledi on
the Shebeli in Somalia, its type locality (Synodontis
the Latin geminus, meaning twin-born; in allusion to the
close morphological similarity with Kryptopterus cryptopterus.
Dedicated to Dr.Étienne
honour of Dr. Jacques Gery, a noted authority on Characoids.
Named after the Geum
River (Geumgang in Korean), the type locality (Liobagrus
a hump on the head.
From the Latin gladiator,
meaning swordsman, in reference to the large and serrated
pectoral spines of this species (Noturus).
to its original collector Gladys Ana María Monasterio
The name of a kind
Dr. E.A. Göldi & Mr. Andreas Göldi.
gograh, Marathi vernacular
for this species in India, which, as Sykes explained in
1841, he adopted “so that naturalists who travel
the country can always obtain” the species (Rita
in honour of Dr. Juan Antonio Gómez.
In honour of civil
engineer Marcelo González Molina (1923-2000), who
provided access to the type locality (Amblydoras gonzalezi).
honour of Dr. Jean-Pierre Gosse.
honour of Swiss entomologist Eduard Heinrich Gräffe
(1833-1916), who, while employed by Johann Cesar VI. Godeffroy,
a wealthy shipping magnate, curated a natural history
collection that introduced several new species from the
South Pacific to science, including this catfish (Neoarius
the Latin meaning large or big, and ops meaning
eye, a reference to the large eye.
is named after Steven Grant, aquarist and amateur ichthyologist
who was the first to realise the distinctness of this
species from the true C. arcuatus. A genitive
after the nature of skin with granules.
for the collector of the type specimen, Mr. G. Grenfel,
Synodontis was named after its collector, M.A.Greshoff.
From the Latin griseus
= grey, alluding to the colour of
the Latin, the specific name gryphus means griffon, mythical
creature with a lion body and a head and wings of a hawk
or eagle, in allusion to the conspicuous elongation of
pectoral-fin spine and its first branched ray, like a
wing in male specimens. A noun in apposition.
Specific name is derived
from the name of the rapids on the middle Rio Cuao where
the first specimens were encountered.
for the Guahibo, a tribe of people inhabiting parts of
southern Venezuela and western Colombia for the help some
members of the tribe provided in collecting specimens
(H. guahiborum) in the upper Río Ventuari.
Named after Rio Guapore,
where this Corydoras was collected.
after Munucipio de Guaraqueçaba and the Area de
Proteçao Ambiental de Guaraqueçaba, the
area of occurrence of this species.
The name guareiensis
refers to the occurrence of the new species in the Guareí
river drainage, a noun in apposition.
In honour of Albert
C. L. G. Guenther, the German ichthyologist, (1830-1914).
after the Guianas.
Pertaining to the throat.
(with drop-shaped spots).
gymnos, bare or naked;
rhynchus, snout, referring to reduced absence of tentacles
(described from a female, which lacks or has fewer tentacles),