Named for the Conservation
Unit ‘Área de Proteção Ambiental
Ibirapuitã’, its type locality; noun in apposition
honour of German-Brazilian zoologist Hermann von Ihering
(1850-1930), who helped collect type (Pseudobunocephalus
A combination of the
latin ile, meaning intestine, and the Latin brevis, meaning
short, a reference to the relatively short gut of this
Derived from the Latin
adjective, immaculatus, meaning unspotted or unstained,
in allusion to the colouration pattern of the species,
lacking dots or spots.
specific epithet incognitus is in reference that
recognition of the species was obscured by the assumption
that Diplomysteschilensis also extended
south of Maipo Basin.
This Corydoras species
was derived from the Latin incola='an inhabitant'
and Icana, the river in Brazil from where it was found.
from Latin word meaning to need or want, in allusion to
the lower number of anal-fin rays and gill rakers when
compared to P. moolenburghae, the congener that
it superficially resembles most.
darkened, referring to its dark-brown colouration (Erethistoides
Not ornate; undecorated.
for "observer", pertaining to the large eyes.
In between, (between
break between; interrupted.
From Latin, meaning
intruded, in reference to the pre-maxilla projecting beyond
the dentary, a distinctive character of the new species.
honour of Irwin.
The specific name isaaci
was given in honour of Isaäc J. H. Isbrücker,
for his studies on the family Loricariidae and especially
on the subfamily Loricariinae (Rineloricaria isaaci).
isabelae is named in honour to Isabela Alho dos Reis,
younger daughter of the senior author. Isabela is an enthusiast
of biodiversity conservation and interested in aquarium
fishes since she was very young. A patronym.
In honour of the noted
Ichthyologist Dr. Isaäc J. H. Isbrücker.
tribute to Instituto Técnico Agrícola, Cáchira,
Norte de Santander, Colombia, in existence for 55 years
reference to the Iwokrama rainforest project in the region
of Guyana from which the holotype of the species was collected.
It is a noun in apposition.