- Exocelina ekari Shaverdo, Hendrich & Balke in Shaverdo, Surbakti, Hendrich & Balke, 2012: figs 16A–E, 42
- Holotype: NHMW, ♂, km55, 19.-25.ix.1990, Balke.
- Type locality: Indonesia: Papua Province: Nabire/Paniai Regencies, road Nabire-Enarotali, 55th km, 03°29.80'S, 135°43.89'E.
- Etymology: This species is named for the native community (Ekari people) which inhabits the area from which the specimens have been collected. The name is a noun in the nominative standing in apposition.