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,
In honour of M. J.
Hancock, the English naturalist.
a local Bengali name for this catfish in India.
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.
honour of Ihering’s father, German-Brazilian zoologist
Hermann von Ihering (1850-1930), (Hypostomus hermanni).
the Latin heteromorphus = 'different form' or
In honour of Heudlott,
a French botanist.
fish is named in honour of civil engineer Herbert K. Heyland
(1849-1944), who collected the type specimen and presented
the specimen to the British Museum to be described (Kronichthys
Meaning hedgehog pertaining
to the spiny body.
Honda in Colombia.
With armoured cheeks.
honour of ichthyologist Sunder Lal Hora (1896-1955), Zoological
Survey of India, whose figured example (1950) of H.
hara probably served as a basis of this species.
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.