Named for Brazilian
ichthyologist Dário Armin Halboth, an excellent
field biologist and one of the first researchers to study
the effects of bauxite tailings deposited in an Amazonian
lake (lago Batata a floodplain lake located in the floodplains
of rio Trombetas, Pará State) on fish communities.
Before his early death, Dário Halboth dedicated
himself to describe the ecological features of the fishes
living in streams of Amapá State, Brazil.
honour of M. J. Hancock, the English naturalist.
In honour of Harald
honour of P.N.Hart, the collector.
Both generic and specific
names are in honour of John D. Haseman, the American collector.
honour of Jan Coenrad Van Hasselt.
to the spot).
honour of Johann Jakob Heckel.
From the Latin hemi
(half), and the Latin coclea (coch-) (spoon), and the
Greek odon (tooth), in reference to the fact that the
teeth are about half as spoon-shaped as those of wood-specializing
members of the Hypostomus cochliodon group.
honour of Heok Hui Ng.
Specific epithet hera
from the Latin hera, meaning mistress of the house, lady,
or queen, in allusion to the larger size of the females
relative to males. A noun in apposition.
specific epithet hephaestus is from the Greek, Hçaiostoç
(or Hëphaistos), the Greek god of fire, metalworking,
forges, and blacksmiths. Alluding to the red colour of
the body and fins. A noun in apposition.
the Latin heteromorphus = 'different form' or
In honour of Heudlott,
a French botanist.
hedgehog pertaining to the spiny body.
From Honda in Colombia.
The specific name "huagi"
is a tribute to the original collector of the species
a cape for the shoulders.
specific epithet “hypnos” refers to Hypnos
(from the Greek ?p???, Ýpnos, which means “sleep”),
the Greek god or personification of sleep, and the twin
brother of Thanatos, the god/personification of death.
The name makes an allusion to the fact that even though
both C. hypnos and C. thanatos may present
some similarities (in colour pattern), they are completely
different in other aspects (general morphological pattern).
A noun in apposition.