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rabauti
Named in honour of the American collector Auguste Rabaut.
rabdophorus rhabdos: From the Greek meaning rod and phorus: meaning bearer in reference to the long filamentous extension of the uppermost caudal finray.
rachoviis In honour of Arthur Rachow, the German ichthyologist.
raimundi Dedicated to a Mr. Raimund.
ramirezi In Honour of Sr.Manuel Vicente Ramirez, the Venezuelan collector.
raninsus Pertaining to frogs.
ranunculus Meaning "Tadpole" and referring to its unusually flat head.
regani
In honour of Charles Tate Regan, the English ichthyologist. (1878-1943)
reisi The specific name reisi was given in tribute to Roberto E. Reis, for his contribution to the neotropical Ichthyology and primarily by his studies of species of the family Loricariidae. Noun genitive.
rendahli Named after Rendahl
reticulata/us/um With a reticulated pattern, or net-like design.
revelatus First fossil of Corydoras found in Argentina.
reynoldsi
This Corydoras species was named in honour of Col. John N. Reynolds, U.S.A.F., who was helping to catch fish when the type specimen was caught.
rheophilus Which lives in a stream.
robertsi Named in honour of Mr.Tyson R.Roberts of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard.
robineae This Corydoras named in honour of Mrs Robine Schwartz.
robustus
From the Latin robustus = 'robust' or 'strong', in reference to the dimensions of this Corydoras.
rochai Dedicated to Mr. Francisco Dias da Rocha.
rogersi In honour of Walter Rogers.
rondoni In honour of General Candino Rondon, the Brazilian explorer.
rosae Rosy; rosy-red.
rostratum With a beak or snout.
rufigiensis From the Rufiji Basin ( Tanzania)
rugimentum Derived from the Latin ruga (crease), and mentum (chin), in reference to the presence of unculiferous skin ridges on the gular region.
rukwaensis Named after the type locality, Lake Rukwa in Tanzania
rutilus From the Latin rutilus, meaning red, a reference to the orange fins in life and an allusion to the type locality (Red River). An adjective.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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