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Barbara Heinrich, 1923 (tortricid moth)
Doris (nudibranch seaslug)
Erica (heath or jumping spider)
Eunice (annelid worm)
Evita Capps, 1943 (geometrid moth)
Fiona (sea slug)
Goditha Heinrich, 1926 (tortricid moth)
Griselda Heinrich, 1923 (tortricid moth)
Gwendolina Heinrich, 1923 (tortricid moth) Synonym of Gretchena
Inga Busck, 1908 (oecophorid moth)
Lavinia (carp)
Leia (fungus gnat)
Lepidotrigla jimjoebob (fish)
Liza Jordan & Swain, 1884 (mullet)
Lorita Busck, 1939 (cochylid moth)
Lucia Swainson, 1833 (lycaenid butterfly)
Norma Heinrich, 1923 (tortricid moth) Synonym of Rhopobota Lederer, 1859
Otis (great bustard, the heaviest flying bird)
Petrova Heinrich, 1926 (tortricid moth)
Prunella (accentor birds)
Rita Bleeker, 1859 (catfish)
Sonia Heinrich, 1926 (tortricid moth)
Suleima Heinrich, 1926 (tortricid moth)
Susana (sawfly)
Tosca Heinrich, 1920 (tortricid moth)
Tyson (percine fish)
Valencia Sauvage, 1880 (carp)
Vanessa (nymphalid butterfly)

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