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Geophagus acuticeps


Geophagus acuticeps was originally described as Geophagus acuticeps by Heckel in 1840. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Amazon River basin, Brazil.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Heckel [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Heckel
Qualification   ---
Year   1840
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Geophagus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Geophagus
Original Name   Geophagus        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Geophagus acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Geophagus acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Geophagus
Original Author   Heckel
Original AuthorWI   Heckel [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1840
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Manaus, Brazil.
Types   Paratypes: ? NMW 23430 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMW 23429
Journal   Ann. Wien. Mus. Naturges.
Citation   v. 2
Page   394

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Satanoperca acuticeps
Current Species   acuticeps
Current Genus Satanoperca
Current AuthorWI Heckel [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Heckel
Current Year   1840
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution Amazon River basin, Brazil.

Current Summary   Synonym of Satanoperca acuticeps  (Heckel 1840). Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   • Valid as Geophagus acuticeps  Heckel 1840 -- (Gosse 1976:60 [ref. 7029]). • Valid as Satanoperca acuticeps  (Heckel 1840) -- (Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:642 [ref. 27061]).

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abalios Geophagus abalios López-Fernández [H.] & Taphorn [D. C.] 2004Valid
agassizii Geophagus (Mesops) agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1875Synonym
agassizii Geophagus agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1875Synonym
altifrons Geophagus altifrons Heckel [J. J.] 1840Valid
amoenus Geophagus amoenus Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
argyrostictus Geophagus argyrostictus Kullander [S. O.] 1991Valid
australe Geophagus australe Eigenmann [C. H.] 1907Synonym
australis Geophagus australis Eigenmann [C. H.] 1907Synonym
badiipinnis Geophagus badiipinnis Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
balzanii Geophagus balzanii Perugia [A.] 1891Synonym
brachybranchus Geophagus brachybranchus Kullander [S. O.] & Nijssen [H.] 1989Valid
brachyurus Geophagus brachyurus Cope [E. D.] 1894Synonym
brasiliensis Geophagus brasiliensis (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Valid
brasiliensis Geophagus brasiliensis Kner [R.] 1865Synonym
brasiliensis iporangensis Geophagus brasiliensis iporangensis Haseman [J. D.] 1911Valid
brasiliensis itapicuruensis Geophagus brasiliensis itapicuruensis Haseman [J. D.] 1911Valid
brokopondo Geophagus brokopondo Kullander [S. O.] & Nijssen [H.] 1989Valid
bucephalus Geophagus bucephalus Hensel [R.] 1870Synonym
camopiensis Geophagus camopiensis Pellegrin [J.] 1903Valid
camurus Geophagus camurus Cope [E. D.] 1894Synonym
crassilabris Geophagus (Satanoperca) crassilabris Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
crassilabris Geophagus crassilabris Steindachner [F.] 1876Valid
crocatus Geophagus crocatus Hauser [F. E.] & López-Fernández [H.] 2013Valid
cupido Geophagus cupido Heckel [J. J.] 1840Synonym
daemon Geophagus daemon Heckel [J. J.] 1840Synonym
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