- Exocelina eme Shaverdo, Hendrich & Balke in Shaverdo, Surbakti, Hendrich & Balke, 2012: figs 20A–E, 46
- Holotype: NHMW, ♂, 29.9.1993, leg. M. Balke (24).
- Type locality: Indonesia: Papua Province: Jayawijaya Regency, Emdoman, 04°14'S, 139°55'E.
- Etymology: The species is named for the Eme River, from a tributary of which it has been collected. The name is a noun in the nominative singular standing in apposition.