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Mesonauta festivus

(Heckel 1840)

Mesonauta festivus was originally described as Heros festivus by Heckel in 1840. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Cichlinae. It is commonly known as Flag cichlid and is known Flag cichlid in USA (contiguous states), Festivum in USA (contiguous states), Festive cichlid in USA (contiguous states), Barred cichlid in USA (contiguous states). more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   festivus
AuthorWI   Heckel [J. J.]
AuthorNI   Heckel
Qualification   ---
Year   1840
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Cichlinae Cichlinae
Genus   Mesonauta
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Cichlinae
Genus   Mesonauta
Original Name   Heros        
Taxon Name   festivus
Original Combination   Heros festivus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Heros festivus
OriginalSubGenus   Heros
Original Author   Heckel
Original AuthorWI   Heckel [J. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1840
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cichlinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio Guaporé, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   376

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Mesonauta festivus
Current Species festivus
Current Genus Mesonauta
Current AuthorWI Heckel [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI Heckel
Current Year 1840
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Cichlinae Cichlinae

Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Mesonauta festivus  (Heckel 1840). Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   •Valid as Mesonauta festivus (Heckel 1840) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:20 [ref. 9708], Kullander 1986:206 [ref. 12439], Kullander & Silfvergrip 1991:420 [ref. 16014], Schindler 1998:10 [ref. 23480], Britski et al. 1999:151 [ref. 24147], Lasso et al. 2001:101 [ref. 25928], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:638 [ref. 27061], Sarmiento et al. 2014:129, 189 [ref. 35004], Schindler & Ottoni 2016:86 [ref. 34465], Koerber et al. 2017:81 [ref. 35267], see DoNascimiento et al. 2017:[29] [ref. 35679]).

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acora Mesonauta acora (Castelnau [F. L.] 1855)Valid
egregius Mesonauta egregius Kullander [S. O.] & Silfvergrip [A. M. C.] 1991Valid
guyanae Mesonauta guyanae Schindler [I.] 1998Valid
insignis Mesonauta insignis (Heckel [J. J.] 1840)Valid
mirificus Mesonauta mirificus Kullander [S. O.] & Silfvergrip [A. M. C.] 1991Valid
surinamensis Mesonauta surinamensis Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882Synonym
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