after Alfred Russel Wallace when, starting in 1848, made
large collections of plants and animals in the Amazon
From the Wami River,
a personal name.
Named for Claude Weber,
from the Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Génève,
for his contributions to the knowledge of the genus Hypostomus.
honour of Weddell.
In honour of Dr. Stanley
H.Weitzman, the American ichthyologist.
honoring David C. Werneke, Collection Manager of Fishes
at the Auburn University Museum, for his diligence, camaraderie
and humor during three expeditions to the upper Orinoco
Basin and for his long service as a Collection Manager
at Auburn University.
honour of F. Werner, the Austrian zoologist.
In honour of Wilson.
honour of Wolff.
The specific name is
an allusion to the Mustelidae Gulo gulo, also known as
wolverine, glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch
because of it's blunt stature, strong claws, and ferocity.
Name in apposition.
In honour of Mr. Rodney
C. Wood, the collector.
for Loren P. Woods.
In honour of R. B.
Woosnam, the collector.
honour of Worthington.
From streams in in
Wynaad, India. Wynaad is the type collection and "ensis"
meaning from (Wynaad).