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Heros melanurus


Heros melanurus was originally described as Heros melanurus by Günther in 1862. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Cichlinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanurus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1862
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Cichlinae Cichlinae
Genus   Heros
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Cichlinae
Genus   Heros
Original Name   Heros        
Taxon Name   melanurus
Original Combination   Heros melanurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Heros melanurus
OriginalSubGenus   Heros
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1862
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cichlinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lake Petén, Guatemala.
Types   Paralectotypes: BMNH 1864.1.26.78-81 (4).
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1864.1.26.82
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 4
Page   288

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Vieja synspilus
Current Species   synspilus
Current Genus Vieja
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1862
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Cichlinae Cichlinae

Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Vieja melanurus  (Günther 1862). Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   •Valid as Cichlasoma melanurus (Günther 1862) -- (Conkel 1993:146 [ref. 22949] as melanurum). •Valid as Paraneetroplus melanurus (Günther 1862) -- (McMahan et al. 2010:1298 [ref. 31111] as melanura, McMahan et al. 2011:1 [ref. 33481], Paepke et al. 2014:55 [ref. 33351]). •Valid as Vieja melanurus (Günther 1862) -- (Burgess 2000:50 [ref. 24818], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:646 [ref. 27061], McMahan et al. 2015:216 [ref. 33920] as melanura, Říčan et al. 2016:45 [ref. 34357] as melanura, Robins et al. 2018:400 [ref. 35886] as melanura, Moral-Flores et al. 2018:7 [ref. 36020] as melanura, Morgenstern 2018:263 [ref. 36331]).

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acaroides Heros acaroides Hensel [R.] 1870Synonym
affinis Heros affinis Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
altifrons Cribroheros altifrons Kner [R.] 1863Valid
altifrons Heros altifrons Kner [R.] 1863Synonym
angulifer Heros angulifer Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
appendiculatus Heros appendiculatus (Castelnau [F. L.] 1855)Synonym
aureus Heros aureus Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
autochthon Australoheros autochthon Günther [A.] 1862Valid
autochthon Heros autochthon Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
balteatus Heros balteatus Gill [T. N.] in Gill & Bransford 1877Synonym
basilaris Heros basilaris Gill [T. N.] in Gill & Bransford 1877Synonym
beani Heros beani Jordan [D. S.] 1889Synonym
beani Mayaheros beani Jordan [D. S.] 1889Valid
bifasciatus Heros bifasciatus Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
callolepis Heros (Heros) callolepis Regan [C. T.] 1904Synonym
callolepis Heros callolepis Regan [C. T.] 1904Synonym
centralis Heros centralis Holmberg [E. L.] 1891Synonym
centrarchoides Heros centrarchoides (Cope [E. D.] 1872)Synonym
centrarchus Heros centrarchus Gill [T. N.] in Gill & Bransford 1877Synonym
cinctus Heros cinctus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1903Synonym
citrinellus Heros citrinellus Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
coryphaenoides Heros coryphaenoides Heckel [J. J.] 1840Synonym
coryphaeus Heros coryphaeus Heckel [J. J.] 1840Synonym
deppii Heros deppii Heckel [J. J.] 1840Synonym
dovii Heros dovii Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
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