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

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Central America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Amphilophus amarillo Stauffer & McKaye, 2002

Photo by Photo by Lehtonen, T.
 
Amphilophus amarillo
[]



Central America
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Amphilophus astorquii Stauffer, McCrary & Black, 2008

Photo by Photo by Lehtonen, T.
 
Amphilophus astorquii
[Black midas cichlid]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.2 cm SL

 
Amphilophus chancho
[]



Central America
Max. Length 24.4 cm SL
Amphilophus citrinellus (Günther, 1864)

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Amphilophus citrinellus
[Midas cichlid]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Amphilophus flaveolus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Amphilophus globosus
[]



Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Amphilophus hogaboomorum (Carr & Giovannoli, 1950)

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Amphilophus hogaboomorum
[]



Central America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Amphilophus labiatus (Günther, 1864)

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Amphilophus labiatus
[Red devil]



Central America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Amphilophus lyonsi (Gosse, 1966)

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Amphilophus lyonsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Amphilophus margaritifer
[]



Central America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Amphilophus sagittae Stauffer & McKaye, 2002

Photo by Photo by Lehtonen, T.
 
Amphilophus sagittae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Amphilophus supercilius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Amphilophus tolteca
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Amphilophus viridis
[]



Central America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Amphilophus xiloaensis Stauffer & McKaye, 2002

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Amphilophus xiloaensis
[]



Central America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Amphilophus zaliosus (Barlow, 1976)

Photo by Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Amphilophus zaliosus
[Arrow cichlid]



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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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