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Amphilophus macracanthus

(Günther 1864)

Amphilophus macracanthus was originally described as Heros macracanthus by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Cichlinae. It is commonly known as ---. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   macracanthus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Cichlinae Cichlinae
Genus   Amphilophus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Cichlinae
Genus   Amphilophus
Original Name   Heros        
Taxon Name   macracanthus
Original Combination   Heros macracanthus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Heros macracanthus
OriginalSubGenus   Heros
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cichlinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Chiapas and Huamuchal, Guatemala.
Types   Syntypes: (about 12) BMNH 1864.1.26.197-200 (4), 1864.1.26.252-254 (3) Chiapas, 1864.1.26.368 (1) Huamuchal, 1864.1.26.255 (1, skeleton); ZMB 6259 (1).
Type Catalogue   type catalog: Paepke & Schindler 2013:269 [ref. 32895].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1864 (pt 1)
Page   153

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Amphilophus macracanthus
Current Species macracanthus
Current Genus Amphilophus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1864
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Cichlinae Cichlinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Astatheros macracanthus  (Günther 1864). Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   •Valid as Cichlasoma macracanthum (Günther 1864) -- (Conkel 1993:91 [ref. 22949], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:68 [ref. 22290], Nelson et al. 2004:152 [ref. 27807]). •Valid as Amphilophus macracanthus (Günther 1864) -- (Burgess 2000:54 [ref. 24818], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:611 [ref. 27061], Miller 2006:360 [ref. 28615], Chakrabarty 2007:21 [ref. 29359], McMahan et al. 2013:451 [ref. 32422], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708], ? Kottelat 2013:373 [ref. 32989]). •Valid as Astatheros macracanthus (Günther 1864) -- (Říčan et al. 2016:31 [ref. 34357], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:92 [ref. 35859], González-Murcia et al. 2019:294 [ref. 36544]).

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alfari Amphilophus alfari (Meek [S. E.] 1907)Synonym
altifrons Amphilophus altifrons (Kner [R.] 1863)Synonym
amarillo Amphilophus amarillo Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] & McKaye [K. R.] 2002Valid
astorquii Amphilophus astorquii Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], McCrary [J. K.] & Black [K. E.] 2008Valid
basilaris Amphilophus basilaris (Gill [T. N.] in Gill & Bransford 1877)Synonym
bussingi Amphilophus bussingi Loiselle [P. V.] 1997Synonym
bussingi Cribroheros bussingi Loiselle [P. V.] 1997Valid
calobrense Amphilophus calobrense (Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913)Synonym
calobrensis Amphilophus calobrensis (Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913)Synonym
chancho Amphilophus chancho Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], McCrary [J. K.] & Black [K. E.] 2008Valid
citrinellus Amphilophus citrinellus (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
diquis Amphilophus diquis (Bussing [W. A.] 1974)Synonym
erythraeus Amphilophus erythraeus (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
flaveolus Amphilophus flaveolus Stauffer [J. R., Jr.], McCrary [J. K.] & Black [K. E.] 2008Valid
froebelii Amphilophus froebelii Agassiz [L.] 1859In family
globosus Amphilophus globosus Geiger [M. F.], McCrary [J. K.] & Stauffer [J. R., Jr.] 2010Valid
granadense Amphilophus granadense (Meek [S. E.] 1907)Synonym
hogaboomorum Amphilophus hogaboomorum (Carr [A. F., Jr.] & Giovannoli [L.] 1950)Valid
labiatus Amphilophus labiatus (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
longimanus Amphilophus longimanus (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
lyonsi Amphilophus lyonsi (Gosse [J.-P.] 1966)Valid
margaritifer Amphilophus margaritifer (Günther [A.] 1862)In family
nourissati Amphilophus nourissati (Allgayer [R.] 1989)Synonym
rhytisma Amphilophus rhytisma (López S. [M. I.] 1983)Synonym
robertsoni Amphilophus robertsoni (Regan [C. T.] 1905)Synonym
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