From the latin faveolus,
after favus, honeycomb. In allusion to the colour pattern
formed by the pale blotches with thin dark limits. An
for Dr. Eliana Feldberg, researcher of Instituto Nacional
de Pesquisas da Amazônia, for her many contributions
on cytogenetics of Amazon fish.
This species (Pseudolaguvia)
is named after its reddish-brown colour in life (Latin
ferrugineus=colour of rust).
bright colours; gaily attractive.
appendages, (on the chin, in some cases).
the Latin filum, meaning thread, and fere, meaning to
bear. This is in reference to the filamentous extensions
of the first pectoral-fin ray.
In honour of Fisher.
species (Pseudolaguvia) is named after its golden-yellow
colour (=Latin flavida) in life.
with yellow refers to the characteristic colouration of
this new species, with yellow marks over dark brown ground
The specific name 'fluminensis'
is from the Latin flumen meaning river, in reference to
the ecology of Harttia that represents a group
of rheophilic fish from the main channel of rivers.
honour of Dr. Henry Weed Fowler.
From the classical
Latin word forficula, which is derived from the Latin
word forfex, meaning a pair of shears or scissors. This
is probably with reference to the long and serrated pectoral
name for Taiwan.
This species is named
formosae, (Chaetostoma formosae)an adjective in genitive case derived from
the latin formosa. The name honours my sister, Laura María
Ballen, in recognition of her unconditional love and support
to me. (Gustavo A. Ballen).
a valid scientific name, but refers to Hanns-Joachim Franke,
who first noticed the fish in the tanks of a Russian dealer.
for John P. Friel in recognition of his excellent contributions
to the study of African fishes.
froehlichi is named in honor and memory of Dr. Otávio
Froehlich (1958-2015), UFMS (Universidade Federal de Mato
Grosso do Sul), great teacher, and for generously sharing
his knowledge with several colleagues, besides contributing
to the development of LFCT as researcher and person.
In honour of Dr. Fuelleborn,
a German army surgeon.
Described in honour of the owner of the online catfish
page Corydoras World, Ian Fuller, and all the ongoing
work he has accomplished to the sub-family Corydoradinae.
tawny, draco; means dragon.
Stinging spines in
its pectoral fins, earn this fish the “furiosus”
title that is part of its scientific name.
for a petty thief or pilferer, and is in reference to
the dark band between the eyes that is similar to a bandit’s
mask. Treated as a noun in apposition.