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Satanoperca acuticeps

(Heckel 1840)

Satanoperca acuticeps was originally described as Geophagus acuticeps by Heckel in 1840. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is commonly known as Sharphead eartheater and is known Sharphead eartheater in USA (contiguous states), Acará papa terra in Brazil, Spitzkopf-Perlmuttercichlide in Germany, Fed. Rep., Vierfleckerdfresser in Germany, Fed. Rep.. more common names 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   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
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Genus   Satanoperca
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Genus   Satanoperca
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.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMW 23429
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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Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Fresh water
Distribution Amazon River basin, Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as 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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daemon Satanoperca daemon (Heckel [J. J.] 1840)Valid
jurupari Satanoperca jurupari (Heckel [J. J.] 1840)Valid
lapidifera Satanoperca lapidifera (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855)Synonym
leucosticta Satanoperca leucosticta (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849)Valid
leucostictus Satanoperca leucostictus (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849)Spelling
lilith Satanoperca lilith Kullander [S. O.] & Ferreira [E. J. G.] 1988Valid
macrolepis Satanoperca macrolepis Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
mapiritensis Satanoperca mapiritensis (Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1950)Valid
pappaterra Satanoperca pappaterra (Heckel [J. J.] 1840)Valid
rhynchitis Satanoperca rhynchitis Kullander [S. O.] 2012Valid
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