specific name (a noun in apposition) is an allusion to
the Spanish artist Salvador Dali, in reference to his
famously long moustache (or whisker).
After a personal name.
in honour of D.D.Sands.
In honour of Sir Francis
a personal name.
the Greek delphax = young pig, alluding
to its feeding behaviour.
(Dutch: Demerary) is
a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast
of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana.
With teeth; serrated.
to Dr. Mário de Pinna.
The specific name honors
the Desana, an ethnic group that inhabits the rio Tiquié
basin, which is closely related linguistically andculturally
to the Tukano indians, who also inhabit the rio Tiquié
basin (Ribeiro 1995). A name in apposition. This name
is also an allusion to the resemblance between the mimic
pair C. desana and C. tukano.
the Greek dialeukos, means marked with white, in reference
to the white or light cream colour of the cheek. A noun
Named after its type
from Ancient Greek, refers to the species' hunting qualities.
the Greek word meaning double nature which refers to the
unique colour patterns observed in this species –
spotted and striped.
dissimilar in appearance, (of the sexes).
Refering to the river
Doce, the type locality of the species (Parotocinclus
or lengthy fins.
In honour of G. Doria
, the Italian collector and zoologist.
attention to the dorsal area.
With a spotted back,
(or dorsal fin).
honour of the Frenchman, Prof: A.M.C.Duméril.
From the Latin; duplicare
= to duplicate, alludes to the similar colour pattern
in C. duplicareus and C. adolfoi (Sands,