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Thorichthys meeki

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Thorichthys meeki was originally described as Thorichthys helleri meeki by Brind in 1918. It belongs to the family Cichlidae. It is commonly known as firemouth cichlid but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as firemouth cichlid, in USA (contiguous states) as Redbreasted cichlid, in USA (contiguous states) as mojarra boca de fuego, in USA (contiguous states) as Firemouth cichlid, in Philippines as Firemouth, in Poland as Pielegnica Meeka. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Atlantic Slope: Belize, Colombia (introduced), Guatemala and Mexico; introduced in Hawaiian Islands and Florida, U.S.A.
Species   meeki
AuthorWI   Brind [W. L.]
AuthorNI   Brind
Qualification   ---
Year   1918
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Cichliformes Cichliformes
Family   Cichlidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Thorichthys
Subgenus   ---

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

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Thorichthys meeki
Current Species   meeki
Current Genus   Thorichthys
Current AuthorWI   Hubbs [C. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Hubbs
Current Year   1918
Current Family   Cichlidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

       
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   Atlantic Slope: Belize, Colombia (introduced), Guatemala and Mexico; introduced in Hawaiian Islands and Florida, U.S.A.

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]).

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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)Valid
helleri Thorichthys helleri (Steindachner [F.] 1864)Valid
helleri meeki Thorichthys helleri meeki Brind [W. L.] 1918Valid
longimanus Thorichthys longimanus (Günther [A.] 1867)Synonym
maculipinnis Heros maculipinnis Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
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)Valid
socolofi Thorichthys socolofi (Miller [R. R.] & Taylor [J. N.] 1984)Valid
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