name is an adjective, derived from the pointed posterior
end of the adipose fin.
From the Latin caenosus
meaning muddy or dirty, in reference to the muddy coloration
of this species and its preference for muddy habitats.
"Giraffe" pertaining to the reticulated pattern.
the district of Canara (or Kanara), Karnataka State, India.
The name “canastra”
refers to the Serra da Canastra, a mountain range located
in the center-south of the state of Minas Gerais, which
houses the headwaters of the rio São Francisco,
where most of the specimens were collected (Hartia
canastra).A noun in apposition.
The specific name capetinga
from the Tupi-guarani dialect is in reference to the old
and unused name of São João D´Aliança
municipality. The name «capetinga» means white,
or clear water. A noun in apposition.
specific name capitonia is an adjective of Latin
origin, meaning "with head great ".
Named in honour of
Mrs Carla Lindenaar-Sparrius.
specific name is in honour of Carla Simone Pavanelli (Universidade
Estadual de Maringá, Núcleo de Pesquisas
em Limnologia, Ictiologia e Aqüicultura) for her
contributions to Neotropical Ichthyology.
Dedicated to Dr. Antenor
Leitâo de Carvalho.
from a) waterfall (stream).
From the Rio Cauca,
to the tail.
From the Latin cauda
= 'tail' and maculatus = 'spotted' alluding to
the spot in the caudal peduncle.
a striped tail.
From the Latin cavaticus
meaning born or living in caves. In reference to the fact
that, in nature, this species is found in holes in lateritic
rocks, and the fact that it is likely that such holes
are where this species breeds.
from Latin adjective 'cerinus', meaning wax-colored; refers
to the yellowish coloration in life of this species.
From the Latin cervinus
= deer, alluding to colour.
honour of M. Chaper, the French collector.
The specific epithet
charrua is the name of the aborigines that lived in the
Uruguayan coast of the Rio de la Plata; a noun in apposition.
species is named after Chengdu City, its type locality.
The proposed English common name is Chengdu Torrent Catfish.
From the local name
of the fish, chennuah.
honour of Dr. Pierre Chevey.
the Greek chroma (colour), and odontos (tooth), in reference
to the reddish-brown tip of teeth of this species.
From the Greek chrysos,
meaning gold, in reference to the colour.
the Greek chryso, meaning orange or yellow and loma meaning
border, in allusion to the colored band at the border
of the dorsal and caudal fins. A noun in apposition.
Derived from the Greek
chrysos (after gold), and stiktus (after spotted), in
allusion to the bright yellow spots present in the living
(with filaments or barbels).
From the river of the
same name in the Mato Grosso area of Brazil.
the Latin claustellum , meaning keyhole, and the Latin
fero , meaning to bear. Refers to the dark brown lines
on the snout surrounding a keyhole-like shape of light-brown
base coloration. Treated as a masculine adjective.
after the Cocama-Cocamilla Indians of the lower Ucayali
and Marañon rivers.
Named after the type
locality in Vietnam of Cochinchina which refers to the
region south of the Gianh River.
Named in honour of
Species epithet, colombiense
refers to the fact that the species is only known from
honour of the Frenchman, Commerson.
Named after the location
of the Comoé River, Côte d’Ivoirein
the latin - ornamented or adorned.
From the Congo.
coloured; of the same colour.
Referring to the origin
of the type material of this species, the Congo Basin.
crowd; crowding together.
From the Latin condiscipulus
= 'schoolmate', alluding to the sympatric occurrence of
this species with C. oiapoquensis with which
it shares its colour pattern and location.
the Cooper Creek system, Australia, part of the Lake Eyre
Named in honour of
for the Coppenamensis River in Surinam.
Like a raven, black.
to Mrs.Nery Coriat.
Named after the river
system of the same name in Suriname.
in honour of Dr. Abdon Cortés Lombana.
Meaning sites for the
attachment of developing embryos, refering to the eggs
hanging from the ventral area.
to Mr.Oliver Crimmen.
after the author's wife, Cristina Sabaj Perez.
After the Bolivian
Departmento de Santa Cruz.
the Greek; Krypto = hide, cover, conceal; and the
Latin -icus = pertaining to.
eyes (opthalmus=eyes) and refers to the cave species lack
for its type locality, Rio Cuao.
honour of Cunnington.
Name from Latin 'cuspis'
for pointed and 'caudus' for tail, referring to its pointed