Type locality: Majerchora stream, 10 km south of Cox's Bazar, Cox’s Bazar District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh, 21°23′45″N, [92°E?].
Etymology: The specific name refers to the type locality area (Cox's Bazar), but could also refer to the gene fragment used to identify the species (cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1, often shortened to COXI); or to Hiram. A noun in the genitive case. Cox (1760±1799), after whom Cox's Bazar was named.
- Kullander, S.O., Rahman, M.M., Norén, M. & Mollah, A.R. 2017. Devario in Bangladesh: Species diversity, sibling species, and introgression within danionin cyprinids (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae). PLoS ONE v. 12 (no. 11): e0186895: 1–37. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186895 Reference page. [see pp. 118, Fig. 4.]