after Alfred Russel Wallace when, starting in 1848, made
large collections of plants and animals in the Amazon
From the Wami River,
a personal name.
Named for Claude Weber,
from the Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle de Génève,
for his contributions to the knowledge of the genus Hypostomus.
honour of Weddell.
In honour of Dr. Stanley
H.Weitzman, the American ichthyologist.
honoring David C. Werneke, Collection Manager of Fishes
at the Auburn University Museum, for his diligence, camaraderie
and humor during three expeditions to the upper Orinoco
Basin and for his long service as a Collection Manager
at Auburn University.
honour of F. Werner, the Austrian zoologist.
In honour of Wilson.
- ensis, suffix denoting place: Woleu River, Gabon, the
type locality (Synodontis woleuensis).
In honour of Thomas
W. Wolfe (also spelled Wolf in same paper), who assisted
William C. Morrow in his 1937 collecting expedition to
the Ucayali River basin of Peru (Rineloricaria wolfei).
The specific name is
an allusion to the Mustelidae Gulo gulo, also known as
wolverine, glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch
because of it's blunt stature, strong claws, and ferocity.
Name in apposition.
In honour of Mr. Rodney
C. Wood, the collector.
for Loren P. Woods.
In honour of R. B.
Woosnam, the collector.
honour of Worthington.
The specific epithet
refers to the combination of the words Wuy jugu, which
is the self-denomination of indigenous people known in
Brazil as Munduruku. This ethnic group is part of the
Tupi trunk and they are located in different regions and
territories in the states of Pará, Amazonas, and
Mato Grosso. In the region of the lower Tapajós
River, in recent years some communities in the process
of their ethnic identity have recognized themselves as
Munduruku (Ramos, 2022). A noun in apposittion.
streams in in Wynaad, India. Wynaad is the type collection
and "ensis" meaning from (Wynaad).