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Parachromis motaguensis
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Parachromis motaguensis

(Günther 1867)

Parachromis motaguensis was originally described as Heros motaguensis by Günther in 1867. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Species   motaguensis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1867
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Parachromis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Parachromis
Original Name   Heros        
Taxon Name   motaguensis
Original Combination   Heros motaguensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Heros motaguensis
OriginalSubGenus   Heros
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1867
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Motagua, Guatemala (Atlantic Slope).
Types   Syntypes: (5) BMNH 1865.4.29.68-70 (3 or 4), 1865.6.10.12 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1866 (pt 3)
Page   602

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Parachromis motaguensis
Current Species   motaguensis
Current Genus   Parachromis
Current AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1867
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Fresh and Brackish water
Distribution   Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

Current Summary   Valid as Parachromis motaguensis  (Günther 1867). Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   • Valid as Cichlasoma motaguense  (Günther 1867) -- (Conkel 1993:124 [ref. 22949], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:68 [ref. 22290], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:201 [ref. 22947], Nelson et al. 2004:152 [ref. 27807]). • Valid as Parachromis motaguensis  (Günther 1867) -- (Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:640 [ref. 27061], 363 [ref. 28615], Matamoros et al. 2009:22 [ref. 31241], McMahan et al. 2013:452 [ref. 32422], Page et al. 2013:157 [ref. 32708], Page et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32708]).

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dovii Parachromis dovii (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
friedrichsthalii Parachromis friedrichsthalii (Heckel [J. J.] 1840)Valid
gulosus Parachromis gulosus Agassiz [L.] 1859Synonym
loisellei Parachromis loisellei (Bussing [W. A.] 1989)Valid
managuensis Parachromis managuensis (Günther [A.] 1867)Valid
sacra Parachromis sacra (Günther [A.] 1865)Synonym
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