specific name refers to the Karipuna indigenous people
that inhabit the region of the Rio Oiapoque, northern
Amapá in Brazil. A noun in apposition.
From Katanga, in the
the Winemiller Aquatic Ecology Lab which facilitated important
ichthyological discoveries, including this new species.
From Khartoum in the
Sudan, North East Africa.
people", self-designation of the indigenous Waimiri-Atroari,
who survived three genocidal attempts.
The name of this new
species (Euchiloglanis kishinouyei) is for the
memory of the late Dr. Kishinouye, director of this expedition
(1927-29). He died after he had collected this fish.
(Corydoras knaacki) for the late Dr. Joachim
Knaack (2 January 1933 – 5 December 2012), German
physician and biologist. He was an amateur ichthyologist
and aquarist who devoted more than 60 years of his life
for the study of South American catfishes, especially
In honour of Dr. Rudolf
Kner, the Austrian ichthyoligist.
name koko is a Wayana Amerindian name meaning night, in
reference to the dark colouration of the species, and
in allusion to the similarly coloured and named Panaqolus
nocturnus. A noun
after Koladyne River, Mizoram, India, its type locality.
Dedicated to Mr. Ricardo
Named for Luiz Krug,
professional tourist guide based in the city of Lençóis,
in the Chapada Diamantina area, who called our attention
of the existence of this new catfish and helped to collect
its type series, and for his efforts dedicated to its