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Geophagus surinamensis

(Bloch 1791)

Geophagus surinamensis was originally described as Sparus surinamensis by Bloch in 1791. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Cichlinae. It is commonly known as --- and is known redstriped eartheater in USA, Surinam-Perlfisch in Germany, Fed. Rep.. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   surinamensis
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
AuthorNI   Bloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1791
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Cichlinae Cichlinae
Genus   Geophagus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Cichlinae
Genus   Geophagus
Original Name   Sparus        
Taxon Name   surinamensis
Original Combination   Sparus surinamensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sparus surinamensis
OriginalSubGenus   Sparus
Original Author   Bloch
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1791
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cichlinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Suriname.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Kullander & Nijssen 1989:38 [ref. 14136], Paepke 1999:63 [ref. 24282], Paepke & Schindler 2013:270 [ref. 32895].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB 2825
Journal   Naturg. Ausl. Fische
Citation   v. 5
Page   112
Illustrations   Pl. 277 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Geophagus surinamensis
Current Species surinamensis
Current Genus Geophagus
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch
Current Year 1791
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Cichlinae Cichlinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Geophagus surinamensis  (Bloch 1791). Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   •Valid as Geophagus surinamensis (Bloch 1791) -- (Gosse 1976:25 [ref. 7029], Kullander & Nijssen 1989:31 [ref. 14136], Page & Burr 1991:330 [ref. 18983], Fuller et al. 1999:430 [ref. 25838], Keith et al. 2000:188 [ref. 24547], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:634 [ref. 27061], López-Fernández & Taphorn 2004:3 [ref. 27573], Staeck & Schindler 2006:74 [ref. 28755], Schindler & Staeck 2006:96 [ref. 29420], Scharpf 2009:6 [ref. 30400], Page & Burr 2011:608 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708], Hauser & López-Fernández 2013:284 [ref. 32965], Kottelat 2013:374 [ref. 32989], Melo et al. 2016:135 [ref. 34701], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:98 [ref. 35633], Robins et al. 2018:373 [ref. 35886]).

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abalios Geophagus abalios López-Fernández [H.] & Taphorn [D. C.] 2004Valid
acuticeps Geophagus acuticeps Heckel [J. J.] 1840Synonym
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.] 1911Synonym
brasiliensis itapicuruensis Geophagus brasiliensis itapicuruensis Haseman [J. D.] 1911Synonym
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
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