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Thorichthys meeki


Thorichthys meeki was originally described as Thorichthys helleri meeki by Brind in 1918. It belongs to the family Cichlidae and subfamily Cichlinae. It is commonly known as firemouth cichlid but has many other common names such as firemouth cichlid in USA (contiguous states), Firemouth in Philippines, Pielegnica Meeka in Poland, Krasnogorlaya tsikhlasoma in Russian Federation, Firemouth cichlid in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   meeki
AuthorWI   Brind [W. L.]
AuthorNI   Brind
Qualification   ---
Year   1918
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Cichlinae Cichlinae
Genus   Thorichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily   Cichlinae
Genus   Thorichthys
Original Name   Thorichthys helleri        
Taxon Name   meeki
Original Combination   Thorichthys helleri meeki
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Thorichthys helleri meeki
OriginalSubGenus   Thorichthys
Original Author   Brind
Original AuthorWI   Brind [W. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1918
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cichlinae
Original Level   subspecies
Type Locality   Near Progreso, Yucutan, Mexico.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 79243
Page   119
Illustrations   Fig.

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Thorichthys meeki
Current Species   meeki
Current Genus Thorichthys
Current AuthorWI Brind [W. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Brind
Current Year   1918
Current Family Cichlidae
Current Subfamily
Cichlinae Cichlinae

Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Thorichthys meeki  Brind 1918. Cichlidae: Cichlinae.
Name History   •Valid as Cichlasoma meeki (Brind 1918) -- (Lee et al. 1980:766 [ref. 22416], Miller & Taylor 1984:938 [ref. 6809], Page & Burr 1991:333 [ref. 18983], Conkel 1993:178 [ref. 22949], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:68 [ref. 22290], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:199 [ref. 22947], Fuller et al. 1999:423 [ref. 25838], Nelson et al. 2004:152 [ref. 27807]). •Valid as Thorichthys meeki Brind 1918 -- (Burgess 2000:54 [ref. 24818], Kullander in Reis et al. 2003:644 [ref. 27061], Mundy 2005:423 [ref. 28379], Miller 2006:378 [ref. 28615], Chakrabarty 2007:22 [ref. 29359], Scharpf 2009:10 [ref. 30400], Minckley & Marsh 2009:268 [ref. 31114], Page & Burr 2011:612 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:157 [ref. 32708], McMahan et al. 2015:227 [ref. 33920], Říčan et al. 2016:39 [ref. 34357], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2017:9 [ref. 35275]).

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affinis Thorichthys affinis (Günther [A.] 1862)Valid
aureus Thorichthys aureus (Günther [A.] 1862)Valid
callolepis Thorichthys callolepis (Regan [C. T.] 1904)Valid
champotonis Thorichthys champotonis (Hubbs [C. L.] 1936)Synonym
ellioti Thorichthys ellioti Meek [S. E.] 1904Synonym
friedrichsthalii Thorichthys friedrichsthalii (Heckel [J. J.] 1840)Synonym
helleri Thorichthys helleri (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Valid
helleri meeki Thorichthys helleri meeki Brind [W. L.] 1918Synonym
longimanus Thorichthys longimanus (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
maculipinnis Thorichthys maculipinnis (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Valid
pasionis Thorichthys pasionis (Rivas [L. R.] 1962)Valid
rostratus Thorichthys rostratus (Gill [T. N.] in Gill & Bransford 1877)Synonym
socolofi Thorichthys socolofi (Miller [R. R.] & Taylor [J. N.] 1984)Valid
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