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Cichlasoma  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 169774

 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  
          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:  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma aguadae Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma alborum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma amarum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma amazonarum Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma araguaiense Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma atromaculatus Regan, 1912  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma autochthon (Günther, 1862)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma beani (Jordan, 1889) – green guapote, mojarra de Sinaloa, Sinaloa cichlid 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma bimaculatum (Linnaeus, 1758) – black acara, twospotted cichlid 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma bocourti (Vaillant and Pellegrin, 1902)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma boliviense Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma cienagae Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma conchitae Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma dimerus (Heckel, 1840)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma ericymba Hubbs, 1938  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma facetum (Jenyns, 1842) – chanchito, chanchito 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma festae (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma geddesi (Regan, 1905)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma gephyra Eigenmann, 1922  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma grammodes Taylor and Miller, 1980 – Chiapa de Corzo cichlid, mojarra del Chiapa de Corzo 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma istlanum (Jordan and Snyder, 1899) – mojarra del Balsas, redside cichlid 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma mayorum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma mento (Vaillant and Pellegrin, 1902)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma microlepis Dahl, 1960  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma octofasciata (Regan, 1903)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma orientale Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma orinocense Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma ornata (Regan, 1905)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma paranaense Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma portalegrensis (Hensel, 1870)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma pusillum Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma ramsdeni Fowler, 1938  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma salvini (Günther, 1862) – Salvin's cichlid, yellowbelly cichlid, guapote tricolor 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma sanctifranciscense Kullander, 1983  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma scitulum Rican and Kullander, 2003  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma stenozonum Hubbs, 1936  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma taenia (Bennett, 1831)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma tembe Casciotta, Gómez and Toresanni, 1995  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma trimaculatum (Günther, 1867) – threespot cichlid, mojarra prieta 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma troschelii (Steindachner, 1867)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma ufermanni (Allgayer, 2002) – mojarra del Usumacinta, Usumacinta cichlid 
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma urophthalma (Günther, 1862)  
                                        SpeciesCichlasoma 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   
  Reference for: Cichlasoma   

 Geographic Information
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