denoting place: Uatumã River basin, Brazil, type
locality (Harttia uatumensis).
for the Ucayali River, Peru, South America.
From the Latin undulatus,
like a wave.
name from Latin prefix 'uni' meaning one, unique, and
from the Spanish word 'llano' meaning a plain terrain;
alluding to the savannas or plains crossed by tributaries
and the Orinoco River in Colombia and Venezuela (Pseudohemiodon
From the Greek 'ouranos'
(sky) and 'skopos' (literally watchman, 'skopeoo' means
to look at), referring to the supero-lateral position
of the eyes.
for the type locality, the Rio Urucu basin. Originally,
the word comes from the Tupi (‘‘uru-ku’’)
for red, derived from the colour of the fruit of the ‘‘urucuzeiro’’
(Bixa orellana L.), low tree of the family Bixacea, native
from tropical America. A noun in apposition.
to Saulo Usma for his contributions to the ichthyological
collection building in the Cauca valley, and for promoting
an active interchange between Colombian and Venezuelan
ichthyologists, since his MSc studies in 2000 at Universidad
Nacional Experimental de los Llanos Ezequiel Zamora (Guanare,
Named from the Ussuri
River on the Russian and Chinese border.