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iheringi In honour of Rudolpho von Ihering.
imitator Imitator; imitating another.
immaculatus Derived from the Latin adjective, immaculatus, meaning unspotted or unstained, in allusion to the colouration pattern of the species, lacking dots or spots.
incolicana This Corydoras species was derived from the Latin incola='an inhabitant' and Icana, the river in Brazil from where it was found.
indigens Name from Latin word meaning to need or want, in allusion to the lower number of anal-fin rays and gill rakers when compared to P. moolenburghae, the congener that it superficially resembles most.
inermis Unarmed; defenceless.
inornatus
Not ornate; undecorated.
insculptus
Etched; carved.
insignis Well-marked; distinguished.
inspector Latin for "observer", pertaining to the large eyes.
intermedia/um/us In between, (between two species.)
interruptus A break between; interrupted.
irwini
In honour of Irwin.
isbrueckeri In honour of the noted Ichthyologist Dr. Isaäc J. H. Isbrücker
iwokrama In reference to the Iwokrama rainforest project in the region of Guyana from which the holotype of the species was collected. It is a noun in apposition.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 









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