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Cichlasoma  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169774

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): American cichlids [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderPerciformes  – perch-like fishes  
                               SuborderLabroidei  – parrotfishes, rainbowfishes, wrasses, labres, poissons-perroquets  
                                  FamilyCichlidae  – cichlids, cichlidés, tilapias y mojarras de agua dulce  
                                     GenusCichlasoma Swainson, 1839 – American cichlids  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Cichlasoma aguadae Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma alborum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma amarum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma amazonarum Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma araguaiense Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma atromaculatus Regan, 1912  
                                        Species Cichlasoma autochthon (Günther, 1862)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma beani (Jordan, 1889) – green guapote, mojarra de Sinaloa, Sinaloa cichlid 
                                        Species Cichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus, 1758) – black acara, twospotted cichlid 
                                        Species Cichlasoma bocourti (Vaillant and Pellegrin, 1902)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma boliviense Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma cienagae Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma conchitae Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma dimerus (Heckel, 1840)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma ericymba Hubbs, 1938  
                                        Species Cichlasoma facetum (Jenyns, 1842) – chanchito, chanchito 
                                        Species Cichlasoma festae (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma geddesi (Regan, 1905)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma gephyra Eigenmann, 1922  
                                        Species Cichlasoma grammodes Taylor and Miller, 1980 – Chiapa de Corzo cichlid, mojarra del Chiapa de Corzo 
                                        Species Cichlasoma istlanum (Jordan and Snyder, 1899) – mojarra del Balsas, redside cichlid 
                                        Species Cichlasoma mayorum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma mento (Vaillant and Pellegrin, 1902)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma microlepis Dahl, 1960  
                                        Species Cichlasoma octofasciata (Regan, 1903)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma orientale Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma orinocense Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma ornata (Regan, 1905)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma paranaense Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma portalegrensis (Hensel, 1870)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma pusillum Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma ramsdeni Fowler, 1938  
                                        Species Cichlasoma salvini (Günther, 1862) – Salvin's cichlid, yellowbelly cichlid, guapote tricolor 
                                        Species Cichlasoma sanctifranciscense Kullander, 1983  
                                        Species Cichlasoma scitulum Rican and Kullander, 2003  
                                        Species Cichlasoma stenozonum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        Species Cichlasoma taenia (Bennett, 1831)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma tembe Casciotta, Gómez and Toresanni, 1995  
                                        Species Cichlasoma trimaculatum (Günther, 1867) – threespot cichlid, mojarra prieta 
                                        Species Cichlasoma troschelii (Steindachner, 1867)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma ufermanni (Allgayer, 2002) – mojarra del Usumacinta, Usumacinta cichlid 
                                        Species Cichlasoma urophthalma (Günther, 1862)  
                                        Species Cichlasoma zebra Hubbs, 1936  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma   

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