Etymology
Archolaemus: Grego, archo = ânus + Grego, laimos = garganta; orientalis: Latim = refers to the presence of the species in the rio São Francisco, the easternmost known occurrence of a species of Archolaemus.
Common name
Tuvira.
Distribution
Bacia do rio São Francisco no estado de Minas Gerais; Brasil.
Habitat
Água doce.