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Swainson 1839

Genus   Cychlasoma
AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
AuthorNI   Swainson
Qualification   ---
Year   1839
Status   Spelling
Gender   neuter
Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   ---
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Cychlasoma
Original AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Original AuthorNI   Swainson
Original Family   Cichlidae
Original Sub Family   ---
Original Year   1839
Gender   neuter

Type Species   Labrus bimaculatus
Type Species AuthorWI   Linnaeus [C.]
Type Species AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1758
Type Designation   Type by subsequent designation.
Current Genus   Cichlasoma
Current AuthorWI   Swainson [W.]
Current AuthorNI   Swainson
Current Year   1839
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Summary   Valid as Cichlasoma  Swainson 1839. Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   Cichlasoma (subgenus of Plesiops) Swainson [W.] 1839:230 [ref. 4303]. Neut. Labrus bimaculatus Linnaeus 1758. Type by designation of the ICZN in Opinion 1954. As Cichlaurus on p. 173; Swain 1882:284 [ref. 5966] acts as first reviser selecting Cichlasoma (see Bailey 1957:303 [ref. 6478]). Cychlasoma is a misspelling; Cichlosoma Regan 1905:61 [ref. 3622] is an unjustified emendation. For a discussion of problems involving the type species, see Kullander 1983:9 [ref. 8319]. However, Opinion 1954 (Case 2905) set aside previous type species designations and designated Labrus bimaculatus Linnaeus 1758 as the type species of Cichlasoma, thereby insuring that Cichlasoma is a genus of cichlid fishes. On the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology. •Mention -- (Dyer 2000:89 [ref. 26678]). •Valid as Cichlasoma Swainson 1839 -- (Kullander 1983 [ref. 8319], Kullander 1986:335 [ref. 12439], Malabarba 1989:163 [ref. 14217], Kullander & Nijssen 1989:131 [ref. 14136], Kullander 1998:494 [ref. 23855], Farias et al. 1998:502 [ref. 23856], Britski et al. 1999:151 [ref. 24147], Burgess 2000:44 [ref. 24818], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:621 [ref. 27061], Allen et al. 2006:1437 [ref. 29081], Musilová et al. 2008:660 [ref. 29518], Scharpf 2009:4 [ref. 30400], Ottoni 2011:335 [ref. 31675], Kottelat 2013:373 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Cichlasoma Swainson 1839. Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
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