specific name nandae honours Maria Fernanda Boaz Lehmann,
daughter of the first author of this paper and affectionately
known as “Nanda”. A noun in genitive.
the Greek nano, meaning reduced, and odon, meaning teeth.
Named after Napo, one
of the regions from which it was collected.
after Narcissus, son of the Greek river god, Kephise.
According to Greek mythology, a young man named Narcissus
was so fascinated when he looked into still water that
he fell in love with the beauty of his own reflection.
A nose; a nozzle.
after the the Province of Natal in South Africa.
In honour of Johann
Natterer, the Austrian collector.
after the type locality, the town of Nauta, located on
the north bank of the major Upper Amazonian tributary.
Clouded, dark or mottled.
the River in Bolivia where this Corydoras species
Named for Douglas Nelson,
for his dedicated service to the ichthyological commnunity
since 1983 as Collection Manager of Fishes, University
of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
epithet specific niettoferreirai, is a tribute to ichthyologist
Dr. André Luiz Netto Ferreira, of the University
of São Paulo - Brazil, by their large contributions
to the South American Ichthyology.
In honour of Neumann.
name referring to the Ngounié River basin, its
The specific epithet,
nheengatu, honours the indigenous people of the Amazon.
Nheengatu is known as the general language of the Amazon
that helped create the cultural identity of the largest
Brazilian region. In the nineteenth century Nheengatu
was the most commonly spoken language in the Amazon region,
in both small and large cities (e.g., Belém, Manaus,
Macapá, Santarém, Tefé, and Óbidos).
Currently, Nheengatu is being rescued in indigenous schools
of the lower rio Tapajós basin. A noun in apposition.
Lake Nicaragua and or from Nicaragua.
H. niceforoi was
described by Fowler (1943), who used them to honour Brother
Nicéforo Maria. Brother Nicéforo was then
at the La Salle Institute in Bogota, Colombia, and he
shipped many Colombian fish specimens to Fowler at Philadelphia's
Academy of Natural Sciences in 1931 and 1932.
the Nickerie River, Suriname.
From the Niger River
or to have a black body colour.
specific name nigra, is a Latin reference to the dark
colour pattern of this species (Tatia)
in honour of Dr. Han Nijssen.
From the Nile River.
From the Latin nix
meaning snow, alluding to the colour: in dark individuals
the dots look like falling snowflakes, while pale individuals
look like they have the whole body covered by snow; treated
as a noun in apposition.
Named after Mr Noel
Kempff Mercardo, who was engaged in the protection of
wildlife in Bolivia and was killed by the Mafia in 1986.
Nocturnus meaning nocturnal,
referring to the dark coloration.
honour of John Roxburgh Norman, British ichthyologist
Marked, (with a spot,
the Greek notos, meaning southern, in reference to the
distribution of this species (southern Borneo).