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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae Cichlids
Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae
Genus: Amphilophus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amphilophus amarillo Central America 15.5 SL 2002
Amphilophus astorquii Black midas cichlid Central America 15.5 SL 2008
Amphilophus chancho Central America 24.2 SL 2008
Amphilophus citrinellus Midas cichlid Central America 24.4 SL 1864
Amphilophus flaveolus Central America 13.6 SL 2008
Amphilophus globosus Central America 16.5 SL 2010
Amphilophus hogaboomorum Central America 15 SL 1950
Amphilophus labiatus Red devil Central America 24 SL 1864
Amphilophus lyonsi Central America 15 SL 1966
Amphilophus margaritifer Central America 12.7 SL 1862
Amphilophus sagittae Central America 16 SL 2002
Amphilophus supercilius Central America 16.8 SL 2010
Amphilophus tolteca Central America 15.0 SL 2013
Amphilophus viridis Central America 19.2 SL 2013
Amphilophus xiloaensis Central America 16 SL 2002
Amphilophus zaliosus Arrow cichlid Central America 20 TL 1976



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