Alburnoides samiii Mousavi-Sabet et al., 2015
Type locality: Iran, Guilan Province, upper Sefidroud River drainage, Tutkabon Stream, 36°50.756′N, 49°35.021′E.
Etymology: The species name samiii is in honor of “Professor Doctor Majid Samii” the world famous Iranian neurosurgeon and medical scientist. He is currently the President of the International Neuroscience Institute (INI), also in 2014 he was named the world top neurosurgeon garnered Golden Neuron Award by World Academy of Neurological Surgery. Professor Majid Samii born (19 June 1937) in Rasht, the capital city of Guilan Province, the region where the type locality (Sefidroud River) of the species is located.