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ETYMOLOGY PAGES 'H'

 

habrosus Soft; delicate.
hancockii In honour of M. J. Hancock, the English naturalist.
haraldshultzi
In honour of Harald Schultz.
harti/ii In honour of P.N.Hart, the collector.
hasemani/ia
Both generic and specific names are in honour of John D. Haseman, the American collector.
hasselti
In honour of Jan Coenrad Van Hasselt.
hastatus Spear-shaped, (referring to the spot.)
heckel/ii In honour of Johann Jakob Heckel.
heokhuii In honour of Heok Hui Ng.
heterodon Different tooth.
heteromorphus
From the Latin heteromorphus = 'different form' or 'different shape'.
heudelotti In honour of Heudlott, a French botanist.
histrix (hystrix) Meaning hedgehog pertaining to the spiny body
hondae From Honda in Colombia.
hoplogenys With armoured cheeks.
hum eralis
With a cape for the shoulders.
humilis
Low, insignificant or small.
hypopthalmus With an eye-spot below, (under.)
hypselopterus
Deep or long finned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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