Taxonomy and History
- Described By: Pérez-Miles, 1998
- Genus: Cyriocosmus
- Etymology: The specific name is a patronym (taken from the nickname) in honour of ‘‘Chico’’ Mendes (Oswaldo Texeira Mendes Neto), a Brazilian martyr in the defence of the Amazonian rainforest.
- Original Type Locality: Samuel, Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil