||From the Rio Tambo in Peru.
||From Lake Tanganyika
|| A patronym in honor of Andreas Tanke, a
German aquarist very dedicated to the genus Panaqolus,
studying its behavior, reproduction, and differences between known
forms, keeping these fishes in the aquarium, visiting their habitats,
and publishing his findings. He probably was the first to reproduce
Panaqolus tankei in captivity. For his (successful) efforts
to improve communications between aquarists and scientists to join
their forces in an era of less and less money for research and an
ever accelerating destruction of natural habitats.
||From the Tapanahony river, Guyana.
||After a personal name.
||In honour of C. Temminck, the Dutch physician.
||From the native 'ting ga rah'.
||Slender or thin.
|In honour of Carl Ternetz.
||In honour of Tessman the collector.
meaning "devided in four parts", referring to the body
||In honour of Nathaniel Thayer, Jr who sponsored
Louis Agassiz on his expedition to Brazil in 1866.
||In honour of H. S. Thomas.
||Named in the honour of Mr. Kay Thomson,
who collected the original specimens in Villeta.
||From the Greek Titan, son or daughter of
Uranus and Gaea, representing brute force and large size,
masculine. (Lajun et al 2010)
||From the Tocantins river basin
||The specific name is a noun in apposition
and refers to the princess Yulima who was executed and martyred
by the Spanish conquistadores, and to the Department of Tolima,
where the type locality is located.
||Striped as tiger.
||The coarsely armoured one.
||Named afer the Indian region of Travancore
||Named in honour of Mr.Treitl.
|In honour of Dr.Ethelwynne Trewavas, at
one time Curator of Fishes at the British Museum.
||tri (latin) = three; lobes = lapet, lobe;
lobatus (adjective) = with lappets, lobes; the caudal fin of this
species has three lobes.
||Named from the type locality of the island
of Trinidad (Ancistrus trinitatis)
||The specific name tropeira substantive
in apposition, is given in honor of drovers who for many years traveled
carrying horses and mules for the occurrence of species.
||Specific name from the Latin truncatus (truncated),
in reference to the relatively short head of this species.
||In honour of Mr. J. Allan Tubb.
|| Named in honor of a Brazilian Indian woman
from Mebêngôkre/Kaiapó ethnicity who became a
symbol of the resistance against construction of hydroelectric dams
on the Rio Xingu.
||Named after the Tukano indians, a tribe
that lives in the area of the Rio Tiquié.