Betta dennisyongi Tan, 2013
- Holotype: MZB 17207.
- Paratypes: MZB 17208 (4); ZRC 53990 (19), 53991 (25), 53995 (7); CMK 23281 (4).
Type locality: Sumatra, Aceh, Kabupaten Nagan Raya, Lamie, Alue Rayeuk, stream along road Meulaboh-Blangpidie; brown water stream at rubber estate (57 m asl, pH 6.1).
Etymology: Specific epithet is a patronym and honors Dennis Yong Ghong Chong, a distinguished and knowledgeable naturalist well experienced in many facets of tropical Southeast Asian fauna and flora with an avid interest in labyrinth fishes. He has accompanied the author on many trips and shared many interesting stories, tips and gastronomic delights.
- Tan, H. H.; 2013: The identity of Betta rubra (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) revisited, with description of a new species from Sumatra, Indonesia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (1): 323–330. PDF